When markets get choppy, it pays to have a plan, and to stick to it.
Planning, consistency, and sound fundamentals can improve results.
Here are five ways that may help take advantage of falling prices.
|May market outlook
Earnings growth continues, but gap narrows between growth in the U.S. and world.
Mixed news on stocks
U.S. stocks are pricey. Keep an eye on earnings and foreign stocks.
Economy: Trade risks
Consider global stocks and inflation-resistant assets; avoid asset allocation bets.
|Global growth picks up
Despite risks, global growth looks more synchronized. Consider global equities, inflation protection.
With international and U.S. stocks on the rise, portfolios with exposure to both could benefit.
|Young investors: Beat market volatility
If you’re many years from retirement, keep saving—and view market dips as opportunities.
New policy announcements indicate years of increasing regulations might begin to ease.
Washington and sectors
As the new administration takes over, find out what potential changes could impact stocks.
|The pros' guide to diversification
How a mix of investments can make a big difference in your long-term investing success.
Top investing ideas for 2017
Our experts weigh in on disruptive trends that may reshape the markets, and offer their top investing ideas.
|What to know about higher interest rates
Four reasons why bond investors may want to ignore short-term concerns about an interest rate change.
Navigating interest rates changes
Learn about interest rates and key considerations when they are rising or falling. Watch this Learning Center video.
|Seek more yield on your cash
CDs and short-duration bonds may offer higher yields but more risk than savings accounts.
How and why to build a bond ladder
A bond ladder can help to generate a stream of income and manage interest rate risk.
Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
|Buying the market pullbacks
Sudden price declines can be nerve-wracking, but they may provide opportunities for some.
ETFs for volatility
Minimum volatility funds are one option if you are concerned about the market.
How to short stocks
Selling short is a trading strategy for down markets, but there are risks.
|The bear put spread
How you may profit from a falling stock price, while potentially limiting risk.
Straddling the market for opportunities
Here's an options strategy designed to profit when you expect a big move.
Protect your profits
Learn how put options can help protect your potential gains and limit your exposure to risk.
|Six volatility strategies for retirees
Your portfolio and withdrawal strategy can help you weather ups and downs of the market.
|How to build a diversified income plan
How to create retirement income to help weather inflation, market volatility, and unexpected expenses.
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