I am Not a fan of Roller Coasters but I know enough that when the ride becomes too much, breathe!
Year to date performance numbers are Not the numbers we have been used to! Negative years do exist. Don't abandon your investments but rather embrace the roller coaster, breathe, evaluate and conquer. We do this by knowing that we own quality investments that can whether the ride. If you ever wondered if the ride is worth it, it is.
Why do you invest in the equity markets? It’s certainly not because of the day-to-day volatility—the gut-churning moves of the market roller coaster, which can be pretty drastic at times. When markets take a downturn, it can cause you to second-guess your investment. But remember, corrections happen … and they don’t last forever.
Watch this short video, featuring Macan Nia, Co-Chief Investment Strategist, Capital Markets Strategy, Manulife Investment Management to find out more about corrections in the equity markets, and look at a comparison of the ups versus the downs. You may be surprised by what you learn.
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