What Should You Do About the Market Slump?

The US stock market had its worst day in two years on Friday, triggering Asian and European markets to sell off too - what should investors do?

Jeremy Glaser 5 February, 2018 | 4:07AM

 

Jeremy Glaser: The robust wage growth in today's jobs report has sparked inflation and rate fears. This has sent stocks sharply lower and yields on the 10-year Treasury to the highest level in four years. This pullback might not come as a complete surprise, given the robust equity rally we've had through 2017 and into 2018, but it's still uncomfortable to see so much red in your portfolio.

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Jeremy Glaser  is markets editor for Morningstar.com, the sister site of Morningstar.co.uk.

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