The US markets have set new highs. As of June 30, 2017, the S&P 500 Total Return Index is up 9.34% year to date. Foreign markets are doing even better with the MSCI EAFE Index of Foreign Developed Countries up 13.81% and the MSCI Emerging Market Pirce Index up 17.22% year to date.
That being said, investors are noticeably scared, because they know that the markets can go in both directions.
The stock market is inherently volatile, but it is also inherently profitable. Everyone would want to have invested as much as possible 30 years ago, even knowing all …Read More