To Cope with Market Volatility, Remember Five Simple 'Philosophies for Success' | Moneta

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We can agree that 2011 was a challenging year: high equity volatility; low bond yields; negative headlines from Europe; and a very charged political climate all contributed to investor anxiety. These worries often leave many restless and looking for the next “new” thing as it relates to investments (as if that exists!). In a perfect world, every client would want Moneta to be able to say, “We know exactly when the market is about to decline and we will move you to cash and then put you back in as soon as it hits absolute bottom so you don’t miss the ride back up.” But without benefit of a crystal ball, no one can do that consistently over a long (probably any) period of time, and to think otherwise or pretend it’s even a remote possibility is naïve.