5 Timeless Tips on Managing Market Ups and Downs

Market volatility is unnerving, for even the savviest of investors. In this article we provide you with some key tips on how to manage – and potentially benefit from – market volatility.

The notion of investing without volatility is as illusory as a car without an engine. Like it or not, the two concepts invariably go hand-in-hand, but does that mean you should avoid volatility – and investing – altogether? Market uncertainty can naturally cause panic and lead to poor investment decisions. But by recognizing short-term market uncertainty for what it is, you can help ensure that it doesn't derail your long-term financial plan. Here are five tried and tested principles that can help you gain needed perspective:

"Investing is more intelligent when it is most businesslike."

- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett