3 Investing Mistakes in a Volatile Market

3 Investing Mistakes in a Volatile Market

Three portfolio mistakes—anchoring, selling, and waiting—are common in volatile times. But we offer potentially better choices.

Published by Motley Fool Wealth Management Originally posted on Tue, Jul 12, 2022 Last updated on July 13, 2022

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1Data measured over 20 years on a $10,000 hypothetical portfolio invested in the S&P 500 Total Return Index from Jan. 1, 2002 to Dec. 31, 2021. Source: JP Morgan Guide to Retirement

2Data measured over 20 years on a $10,000 hypothetical portfolio invested in the S&P 500 Total Return Index from Jan. 1, 2002 to Dec. 31, 2021. Source: JP Morgan Guide to Retirement

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