Nov 16, 2018 Market Corrections
One of the most noteworthy elements of the current bull market has been its remarkable consistency. Currently in its ninth year, this advance has been marked by extremely low volatility with very few selloffs. Still, history tells us that bull markets eventually give way to selling pressure, either temporary corrections or more damaging bear markets. Currently we are experiencing a sell-off in U.S. stocks and a much deeper correction in non-U.S. stocks. (For our full thoughts on the recent sell-off please read here).
We recognize that market corrections are concerning, but they aren’t rare either. The typical global investor will have to endure many of these events over his or her lifetime.
In the video below, Matt Hargreaves, our Chief Investment Officer, helps you understand why stock market corrections are normal and how often they have occurred.
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