• The bad news is that history suggests the volatility isn’t over yet.
  • The good news is the average recovery period for declines of less than 30% is shorter than six months. And across declines of all sizes, recoveries have taken just under a year on average.

It’s a big year for big moves.

You’re not imagining things if you think equity markets have felt more volatile than usual in the year to date.

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