I read a quip in the local paper over the weekend: The stock market takes the stairs up but the elevator down. As I felt the elevator begin its descent this week, my stomach lurched a bit, but I kept coming back to the fact that good investing requires discipline and a bit of courage. You need discipline to stick with a well-established long-term investment plan and courage to endure short-term volatility.
Derek Thompson tells Fareed Zakaria how common jobs may soon be replaced by new technologies, as drivers may be by self-driving car.
Vanguard experts Andrew Patterson and Scott Donaldson explain research suggests there is limited correlation between economic growth and market growth.
Watch this video to learn more about Fidelity’s long-term growth forecast for the global economy, with specific emphasis on the growth and productivity of the labor force.