The charts below should give you some perspective on how a challenging market drawdown can certainly cause some short-term concern but should not be seen as a reason to panic. The markets are resilient and so are your portfolios.
What happens after the market sees a decline of >10% in Q1?
How has the stock market performed in the years after a correction?
A look at the US Stock Market Returns after a major geopolitical “shock”
It is impossible to predict, but looking at the historical data, there were 7 quarters that saw such declines…in 6 out of the 7 cases the rest of the year provided a positive return, with an average price return of 40.21%.
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