Tag: volatility

Assessing the Latest Market Jitters

One market watcher says optimism about the end of the coronavirus pandemic drove markets up, but a newly prevailing sense of reality has delivered a commensurate adjustment.

Hard Lessons About Liquidity Buckets and Cash

The middle of a severe bout of market volatility is not the right time to build a bucket strategy or an annuity income stream, but times like these clearly demonstrate why such strategies are important for late-career workers and new retirees.

First Time Advising in a Bear Market?

It’s easy to tell clients their accounts have grown by leaps and bounds, but helping them calmly navigate a severe and sustained market downturn is another matter.

All Age Groups Display Economic Irrationality

A new academic paper published by the TIAA Institute shows little difference in behavior among undergraduate students, young adults, middle-aged people and older subjects when it comes to rationally navigating uncertain conditions.