How Do You Respond to Stock Market Risk?

Stock market risk has increased significantly this year.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 3083 points (over 11%) from January 26 to March 23.  Stocks have continued on a rough ride since. When sharp stock market declines have happened in the past, have you heard financial advisors have say things like, “You can’t time the market”, “You […]

Managing Stock Market Risk

There are several types of risks an investor faces and hopes to mitigate when he or she invests in the stock and bond markets.  I believe they are as follows. Stock Risk Buying individual stocks is an option available to investors.  This approach contains risk that is known as individual stock risk and encompasses the […]