This Week's Question: What's the Best Bear Market Advice You've Received?

This past week was absolutely bonkers for the startup/banking industries. How the Fed will react to all this is something everyone is going to be on the lookout for.

In the meantime though, as the markets experience even more volatility…

What’s been the best bear market advice you’ve received?

Keep selling.

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You must be able to go short. (I was a share trader at the time so was only looking for buying opportunities).

When New York sneezes, London catches a cold.

Unless you’ve got a crystal ball, incredible luck or an understanding of market dynamics that puts Warren Buffett to shame, you’re probably not going to beat a full-fledged bear market. But there are some strategies you can employ to help ensure your portfolio lives to fight another day.

  • Dollar-cost averaging
  • Stay focused on long-term goals
  • Don’t panic and read too much into the hivemind
  • Diversify assets, but be wary of high-risk projects