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The Control-Alt-Delete command on computer keyboards was invented by IBM as a way to reboot a computer when it freezes up. There is no simple button that can reset a market or portfolio when markets freeze up like they did in 2018.
They say records were made to be broken. By one measure, on Aug. 22nd the Dow Jones Industrial Average surpassed the record set during the dot-com era for the longest bull market without a 20% correction.
The months ahead promise investors a challenging balance of rewards and risks.
As we approach the halfway point of 2018, investors have encountered many twists and turns. Globally synchronized economic growth has faded into U.S. dominated economic growth.
Markets have taken investors on a daily roller coaster ride like we’ve not seen in years, but this is typical for late-stage bull markets.
Resurgent volatility hit global markets again last week. The recent market drawdown was not isolated to the U.S.