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Market volatility

Market volatility

Insights and tools to allay client fears

The link between stocks and bonds: Will history be our guide?

Fingerprints and bear markets: No two are the same

Blog

If you choose to use active management, the best way to increase odds of success is to select low-cost managers.

If you choose to use active management, the best way to increase odds of success is to select low-cost managers.

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Prep now, fee pressure is coming

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Advisors aren't feeling pressure to decrease fees yet but are feeling pressure to increase the range of services they offer clients.

Advisors aren't feeling pressure to decrease fees yet but are feeling pressure to increase the range of services they offer clients.

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Is inflation heating up? Not really

Blog

Vanguard Chief Economist Joe Davis sees inflation warranting higher rates, but not too much higher.

Vanguard Chief Economist Joe Davis sees inflation warranting higher rates, but not too much higher.

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Helping clients think long term during market volatility

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Volatility isn't the villain some investors think it is. This article offers a useful framework for thinking about volatility, along with resources for helping clients stay focused on what matters most even when the markets turn choppy.

Volatility isn't the villain some investors think it is. This article explains why and offers tips for helping clients stay focused on their long-term goals.

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Volatility highlights the need for behavioral coaching

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Behavioral coaching is one of the most valuable services advisors provide. Tips for maximizing your impact as a behavioral coach.

Behavioral coaching is one of the most valuable services advisors provide. Tips for maximizing your impact as a behavioral coach.

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How likely is a global trade war?

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We believe it is unlikely that the current administration will dramatically shift trade policy at the risk of disrupting domestic growth. However, investors can reasonably assume that trade rhetoric will remain a source of volatility throughout 2018

We believe it is unlikely that the current administration will dramatically shift trade policy at the risk of disrupting domestic growth.

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New Fed chair, new challenge

Blog

Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis sees market conditions warranting higher rates, but not too much higher.

Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis sees market conditions warranting higher rates, but not too much higher.

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Demographics and equity returns: A far-fetched horror story

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Baby boomers’ reduced equity exposure will be offset by millennials’ equity investing.

Baby boomers’ reduced equity exposure will be offset by millennials’ equity investing.

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In times of volatility, see people, not just their portfolios

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Build clients’ trust by helping them understand the value you provide. Advisor’s alpha goes beyond portfolio construction.

Build clients’ trust by helping them understand the value you provide. Advisor’s alpha goes beyond portfolio construction.

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Market outlook: What to expect in 2018 and beyond

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In this podcast, Vanguard Investment Analyst Josh Hirt discusses some of the highlights from Vanguard’s annual economic and market outlook.

In this podcast, Vanguard Investment Analyst Josh Hirt discusses some of the highlights from Vanguard’s annual economic and market outlook.

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Help in navigating market corrections

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Recent dramatic stock market losses have caught many investors off guard. These four graphics can help you put the losses into context and ease anxiety.

Recent dramatic stock market losses have caught many investors off guard. These four graphics can help you put the losses into context and ease anxiety.

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Tips for talking market volatility

Article

Our handling tough conversations resources can help reduce client anxiety.

Our handling tough conversations resources can help reduce client anxiety.

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Bitcoin: Digital gold or fool’s gold?

Blog

Vanguard Chief Economist Joe Davis sees a decent probability that bitcoin’s price goes to zero.

Vanguard Chief Economist Joe Davis sees a decent probability that bitcoin’s price goes to zero.

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ETF “alternative facts”

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Do ETFs cause market volatility? Vanguard’s Fran Kinniry says the assertion is an alternative “fact”.

Do ETFs cause market volatility? Vanguard’s Fran Kinniry says the assertion is an alternative “fact”.

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Don’t let uncertainty lead clients astray

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Vanguard Chairman and CEO Bill McNabb discusses ways to help clients understand the importance of focusing on the long-term amid uncertainty.

Vanguard Chairman and CEO Bill McNabb discusses ways to help clients understand the importance of focusing on the long-term amid uncertainty.

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Vanguard’s investment tips for 2017

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Vanguard Chairman and CEO Bill McNabb shares four insights designed to help investors no matter what happens in 2017.

Vanguard Chairman and CEO Bill McNabb shares four insights designed to help investors no matter what happens in 2017.

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Bonds and the good news about rising rates

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Bond yields have surged after Donald Trump’s election. Even in volatile market circumstances, it’s important to have a balanced reaction and maintain perspective.

Bond yields have surged after Donald Trump’s election. Even in volatile market circumstances, it’s important to have a balanced reaction and maintain perspective.

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Yield surge: Remember bonds' real role

Article

Your clients may see bonds as a risky bet. But you can help them see the bigger picture by focusing on the strategic reason we invest in fixed income.

Your clients may see bonds as a risky bet. But you can help them see the bigger picture by focusing on the strategic reason we invest in fixed income.

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Election: Impact to markets

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Voters in the United States elected Donald Trump as their next president. Learn what President-elect Trump’s victory means for markets.

Learn what President-elect Trump’s victory means for markets.

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