Every time the market goes down my inbox explodes, my phone buzzes, and my ears tingle with the sense that people are fretting about their IRAs, 401ks, and investments.
One of the largest and most tracked indexes in the entire world just smashed a major, life-altering, massive, tremendous huge milestone: the Dow passed 20,000 for the first time ever!
Since the overall market was Dow(n) again today, we felt this post a fitting follow up.
Yesterday's post impressed upon the importance of remaining calm, patient, and rational during a stock market dip. Our tragicomic Chicken Little showed us that we shouldn't rush to act without complete information, nor should we blow things out of proportion lest bad things happen.