How to Prepare for a Volatile Market

Understanding the role of short- and long-term investments, controlling what you can and adopting a contrarian mindset can help investors mentally weather, and even profit from, a market downturn

Christine Benz 28 August, 2012 | 6:10PM
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Christine Benz: Hi, I'm Christine Benz for Morningstar and welcome to The Friday Five.

Fiscal cliff woes and ongoing troubles in Europe set the stage for a rocky ride ahead. Joining me to share five tips for handling a volatile market is Jason Stipp, site editor for Morningstar.com.

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Christine Benz

Christine Benz  is director of personal finance at Morningstar and author of 30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Finances.

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