The past 12 years have been a difficult time for equity investors. The so-called lost decade has seen major stock market averages like the Standard & Poor’s 500 struggle to regain the highs seen in 2000 and briefly in 2007. To add insult to injury, investors during this period were hit with all manner of volatility, including a global financial crisis, flash crashes and bungled high-profile initial public offerings.
In a time of market turbulence, with stocks losing altitude, it’s only natural to feel compelled to buy and sell according to your own forecasts of whether a stock — or the market as a whole — will rise or fall in the short term. My advice: Resist!
As oil ascends above $140 per barrel, the hot—some say overheated—commodities market has become Topic A on Wall Street and Main Street.
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