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Opportunity 2008

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The bubble, bankruptcies, and bailouts are all in the backseat now. So is the panic that set in as we watched the markets' news unfold.

Fear not, Fools. With a calm head and a smart game plan, each of us can get through this.

We’ve all been hit by these events, too. And we’re here to help. We’ve collected our best advice from our best Foolish minds right here, but before you tuck in, remember these three things.  

  1. Stay calm. This is not the time for rash, emotion-driven decision-making.
  2. Educate yourself before acting.
  3. Make an action plan, even if it’s simply staying the course.

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For more, check out the following sections below:

What to Do Right Now

Dissecting the Panic

$700 Billion Plan Coverage

Banking Meltdown

Economic Notables

Meanwhile ... Buffett Gets Greedy

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  • Report this Comment On October 30, 2008, at 8:41 AM, XMFShirKi wrote:

    I'm enjoying the change from red to green, "panic '08" to "opportunity '08". No doubt this is a much better spin on the news for TMF, but I have to wonder what spurred the change.

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