The new year could bring an end to what's been a nearly unstoppable 21-month rally in the S&P 500.
News & Analysis: S&P 500 Index - Price Return (USD)
The upcoming year could feature the first true crash or correction since March 2020.
Crashes and corrections are the price of admission to take part in one of the world's greatest wealth creators.
Keeping a long-term perspective is invaluable when trying to endure market volatility.
If you want to fare well during big pullbacks, it's best to have a plan in place in advance, and understand what's going on both in the market and in your head.
The strong sell-offs for these companies point to a shadow that could hang over these stocks for months or more.
Plan ahead, or run the risk of making an ill-informed decision when it comes time to make tough choices.
Understanding the averages is only part of what investors need to do to be successful.
No, but the rally is certainly due for a breather followed by a change of character.
The best defense against the unknown is still a healthy dose of common sense and keeping things simple.