Here's How to See Past Short-Term Market Volatility and Maintain Your Long-Term Focus



 

Major world events like a political crisis, war, natural disaster or terrorism can cause a massive disruption in the stock market. But, as history shows, losses in the market are usually short term and over the long term, the market recovers. Listen to Ric Edelman share examples from the Korean War to Brexit and explain why this time is no different.

An index is a portfolio of specific securities (common examples are the S&P, DJIA, NASDAQ), the performance of which is often used as a benchmark in judging the relative performance of certain asset classes. Indexes are unmanaged portfolios and investors cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.