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5 things to do right now instead of panicking about stock market volatility

MarketWatch
5 things to do right now instead of panicking about stock market volatility

First off, remember to breathe. A rocky few months for the stock market has created a lot of worry among investors, and it’s not over yet. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -2.13% experienced renewed volatility Thursday after falling more than 800 points, or 3.2%, on Wednesday, the worst one-day fall since February. The S&P 500 index SPX, -2.06% and Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -1.25%  were also lower again Thursday, as investors are spooked by rising bond yields. Hyper-ventilating about every rise and dip isn’t time well spent and, so far, this market volatility is far from a 10% correction, experts said. “There’s a lot of volatility, corrections are perfectly normal, and they have happened