Your Money Matters: Basic investment strategies to counter stock market volatility

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Steven Esposito

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
www.morganstanley.com

Major Causes of Market Volatility:

Market indicators (i.e. jobs reports)

Fear of the unknown

Geopolitical uncertainty

Changing economic policy

Ways to Counter Volatility:

Diversify investments

Invest for decades, not days

Avoid following the crowd

Don’t try and time volatility

Maintain an appropriate level of risk

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