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Navigating Market Volatility

Timely perspectives and actionable insights for navigating uncertainty. 

90% of financial decisions are emotionally driven1

These emotions are often connected to individually unique experiences and biases, and memorable macroeconomic events.

1Kahneman, Daniel, and Amos Tversky. 1979. Prospect theory: An analysis of decision-making under risk. Econometrica 47, no. 2:171–85.

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Managing the Ups and Downs

History shows that volatility is a normal, expected—and yet unsettling—part of investing. While you can’t keep it at bay, you can prepare your portfolio in advance to better react to unpredictable price movements when volatility is in play. And doing so will likely go a long way toward instilling confidence in your financial future. 


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Paragon® is a portfolio analysis, risk assessment, and goal optimization tool. The Paragon report uses hypothetical examples in conjunction with forecasts for inflation, economic growth, and asset class returns, volatility, and correlation and provides you with general financial planning information and to serve as on tool in helping you develop a strategy for pursuing your financial goals. It is not intended to provide specific legal, investment, accounting, tax or other professional advice. For specific advice on these aspects of your investments, you should consult your professional advisors.


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