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Volatility Doesn't Equal Loss - Unless You Sell

We would like to share with you, the article below published a few days ago by Oppenheimer Funds.

Volatility Doesn't Equal Loss-Until You Sell 

August 26, 2015


By Paul Blease, Director of CEO Advisor Institute; Brian Levitt, Senior Investment Strategist

One of the core principles that all successful long-term investors must exercise on a regular basis is the principle of courage. Without courage you will achieve nothing in life worth having, personally or professionally. Volatility is the market’s way of testing your level of commitment and courage. A Roman author in the 1st century BC captured this perfectly: “Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.”