Has the Dreaded Market Correction Arrived?

The Nasdaq continued downward today, falling below 4,000 points. Is this the long-anticipated market correction after so many years of a bull market?

Alison Southwick
Alison Southwick
Apr 15, 2014 at 7:02PM
Markets

As the Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX:^IXIC) continues to trend downward, more and more Wall Street analysts have the word "correction" on their lips. The index has been pulled down largely by social media and biotech stocks, but companies across technology have been feeling the burn.

In this segment from Tuesday's edition of Investor Beat, host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool analysts Morgan Housel and Mike Olsen discuss this major pullback. Morgan gives his thoughts on market corrections in general and how often investors can expect to see this kind of downward fall, while Mike looks at the actual value of the market today.