Sorry I forgot to post this yesterday.
This article in Peer Finance 101 has a title of "Why Real Investors Don't Worry about a Stock Market Crash". I must admit I do not fear stock market crashes. I have been through a number of them since I started to invest in the late 1970's.
I generally invest in good dividend paying stocks and they have a tendency to bounce back after a bear market. Of course some get hit harder than others in a bear market. Because of bear markets, some stocks will decrease, delete or keep flat their dividends. Other will increase dividends. Generally, over time my dividends have increased.
The author of this piece is Joseph Hogue, an investment analyst by profession. He makes two basic points of know your risk level and diversify. I certainly know my risk level. I have diversification, but currently I have no bonds as interest rates are low. I used to own bonds. I do not know if I will in the future because I do not know what the future will bring.
On my other blog I am today writing about High Liner Foods (TSX-HLF, OTC-HLNFF) ... continue...
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