On Thursday, the sale of the US stock market continued. Dow Jones Industrial Average index hit a "correction territory," fell more than 1,000 points, the third time falling more than 500 points over the past five days. S & P 500 index fell 3.7% to a new low for the week. This has led many investors to worry and wonder how the network itself in such a situation?
During the turmoil and uncertainty in the markets of the American entrepreneur, the world's largest and one of the most famous investor Warren Buffett recommends that to stay calm. In response to the wild swings in the market as early as 2016, he said in an interview with CNBC, that the strategy of "buy and hold" (from the English. Buy-and-hold) is still the best.
"Do not follow closely the market, - he advised those who are worried about their retirement savings. - If you buy and sell stocks and worried when their price falls a little ... and you think immediately sell them as soon as they are slightly more expensive - good results you do not get. "
Most analysts still believe that the current correction in global equity markets is a normal correction and not a sign of the initial "bear market." Despite the fact that such a sharp decline after 2017 - the first year in history when the S & P 500 index completed the growth of every month - Nick Holeman from the betterment of, agrees that investors should not panic.
"As long as you invest properly in your goals, stay away from its investment portfolio," - he says.
However, if the sale will be longer than expected, things get complicated. Holeman recommends investors to rebalance their portfolios. "When market volatility rises, your portfolio can become unbalanced, which means that the risks can be raised or lowered, more than you think."
In the meantime, despite the fact that it looks like a normal correction, the consensus is that you should not make any rash decisions.
Based on materials WELTRADE