How Should Investors Approach Major Indices as They Enter Correction Territory?

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Thursday saw the biggest points drop for the Dow and S&P 500 in history.

Over the past week, the Dow has plummeted 3,200 points.

Percentage-wise, Thursday wasn’t even in the top 20 worst percentage drops for the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq.

It was the worst percentage drop for the Dow and the S&P since February 2018, which saw two days where the Dow declined 1,000 points.

All three indices closed down 4%. And they entered correction territory, meaning that they’re off 10% from recent highs.

The S&P 500 is 12% below its peak.

The 10-year Treasury yield fell to a new al-time low below 1.28% on Thursday. 

So, how should investors approach trading? Jeff Marks, senior portfolio analyst with Action Alerts PLUS, joined TheStreet to break down what the portfolio is watching and how they're advising members to do in this market. 

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