Our expert looks at what it will take for the market to break out to new highs and for the bull market to resume.
After a rocky start to the year, a stabilizing global economy should help support stocks, say our experts.
When markets get choppy, it pays to have a plan for your investments, and to stick to it.
|Fidelity Viewpoints 5: April themes
Sectors are in focus, as financials, telecom, and technology, plus gold, may present opportunities.
Lessons from the Fed
The Fed decided not to raise rates and lowered expectations for 2016 moves. Here is what it may mean.
Global volatility remains
The outlook for the U.S. markets remains positive despite global growth concerns, says our expert.
Markets: Recession risks low
Late-cycle indicators have risen recently, but the likelihood of a recession in the U.S. remains low.
|What's behind the market pullback?
Oil prices aren't the only challenge. See what changes in earnings expectations may mean for stocks.
Market upheaval: China is key
Although China's capital outflows and currency present major risks, a U.S. recession in 2016 remains unlikely.
Economic check-in: Surprise on the upside?
The economy may be better than many think, and there may be upside for stocks this year.
|Time to invest in energy stocks?
An unprecedented pullback in oil prices could spell opportunity for long-term investors.
2016 stock outlook: As the tide turns
Focus on quality, valuation, and durable growth, say four leading Fidelity fund managers.
Buying the market pullbacks
Sudden price declines can be nerve-wracking, but they may provide opportunities for some.
|Harvesting losses: One benefit of a correction
Taking losses on investments may be especially attractive this year—even if you didn’t have gains to offset.
The pros' guide to diversification
How a mix of investments can make a big difference in your long-term investing success.
4 reasons to like consumer staples stocks
Stocks in this sector have historically produced relatively high returns and low volatility.
|How high and how fast?
As the Fed weighs another rate hike, Fidelity bond managers eye new opportunities.
Bonds and rising rates
Consider four reasons that slowly rising rates should not worry long-term investors.
|A bear for bonds?
Dramatically higher interest rates and sustained losses on bonds appear unlikely.
|ETFs for volatility
Minimum volatility funds are one option if you are concerned about the market.
5 trading tips for volatile markets
For shorter-term investors, big price moves can present both risks and opportunities.
Tax loss harvesting using ETFs
You may be able to reduce your tax bill by using exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
|Trade like a butterfly
Read about this limited-risk option strategy that can help you manage volatility.
Straddling the market
Here's another options strategy designed to profit when you expect a big move.
The long strangle
This strategy is designed to profit when you expect a big move.
|How to build a diversified income plan
How to create retirement income to help weather inflation, market volatility, and unexpected expenses
Six volatility strategies for retirees
Your portfolio and withdrawal strategy can help you weather ups and downs of the market.
|Create future retirement income
How deferred income annuities can help fill a gap in your retirement income.
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