Major market events lead many investors to wonder whether they should make adjustments to their portfolios. Even though these events feel frightening in the moment they are not necessarily unique or unusual.
When you go back in time we can see a number of major events that have caused concern and anxiety. The Arab Embargo, the Savings & Loan Crisis and the Mortgage Crisis are a few examples. Markets have rewarded investors who have remained disciplined and in the market. This video demonstrates examples of this historical perspective. Jake DeKinder, Vice President, Dimensional Fund Advisors shows how capital markets reward in the long run.