(-7.53%) - Utilities, IDU
(-7.63%) - Long-term U.S. Treasury Bonds, TLT
(-9.25%) - Master Limited Partnerships, AMJ
(-15.96%) - REITs, VNQ
Wealth managers have to sift through the positive and negative headlines to give clients what they need, not what they want.
Oil prices have collapsed, and there seems to be no end in sight. For investors wondering what to do now, it's helpful to look at what's happened.
When markets hop on an emotional roller coaster, expect anxiety, denial, fear, desperation, panic and capitulation.
Are discipline and decision making ever affected during periods of underperformance? You bet.