Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
- Stocks are in chaos. Control the one thing you can. (Wall Street Journal – requires a subscription). How well calibrated is “your sense of future regret?”
- The Fed to start buying Treasurys Friday across all durations, starting with 30-year bond (CNBC). The Fed acts to stem volatility in the bond market.
- Retiring into a shaky market? Think long-term anyway (NY Times). Why stocks still make sense.
- Nervous consumers around the world pull back amid coronavirus outbreak (Chicago Tribune). People’s confidence, and spending, can change gears quickly.
- Here’s why a Roth IRA conversion can make sense in this down market (CNBC). If you’ve been thinking about converting some of your traditional IRA to a Roth, now may be the time.
And from the blogosphere…
- Bear market rallies (The Irrelevant Investor). Beware the false positive.
- The 9/11 analog (The Reformed Broker). “Try to keep in mind that we’ve been through worse.”
- The relationship between recessions and market crashes (A Wealth of Common Sense). The three tiers of market downturns that correspond to a recession.
- We’ll get through this (Collaborative Fund). “It’s easy to say things like ‘everyone is panicking.’ But it’s never even close to true.”
- The gift of a decline in the stock market (Eric Geiger). “Having an investment portfolio is vastly different from an investment portfolio having you.”
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