Fear-based investing can be your worst enemy

After an 11-year bull run in stocks (the longest in market history), investors around the world were blindsided by the COVID-19 market  selloff earlier this year — with global equities falling nearly 35% in a little over a month. Just when most people thought it was going to get worse, the market recovered almost as sharply as it fell, leaving the investors who jumped ship in the dust.

As the year has gone on, investors continue to watch the markets closely — wondering if the recovery will stick or if other uncertainties…