By Paul Morrone CFP®, CPA/PFS, MSA
The headlines over the past week have been gut-wrenching. Like the bloodbath we saw earlier in January of 2018, the DOW dropped over 1,300 points in the matter of two days, wiping out much of the gains we have realized so far in the US markets this year. Investors’ tolerance for risk has been tested over the past 10 months, which is partially a byproduct of complacency with such docile markets over the past several years. Fortunately, there are things you can do to assess the situation and move forward (hopefully) without stressing too much. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind when were in the midst of a chaotic market.