The markets have been dealt a small dose of realism this past week. It turns out markets don’t go straight up all the time.
Small Cap Indexes like the Russell 2000 have taken the brunt of the selling and are down about 10% from their highs.
Large cap indexes like the S&P 500 are down about 3% from their record highs.
This “sell off” has already led to the fear inducing headlines from the financial media, as seen below.
But a lot of smart investors would argue that this is exactly the OPPOSITE reaction you should be having. [continue reading…]