Whether your goals are growth, income, or a mix of the two; having a solid foundation of appropriate investments will help alleviate the stress of inaction.
This will also ensure you are properly positioned for a break in either direction and comfortable with your existing positions.
Keep in mind that just because volatility has been tepid for so long, doesn’t mean it can’t ramp up in a hurry.
If you do decide to make changes, do so in incremental stages that allows for flexibility in the event that additional opportunities suddenly open up.
Having some cash on the sidelines isn’t a bad thing right now as there has been little opportunity cost wasted in 2015.
However, you need to be focused on areas to deploy that capital as conditions evolve.
Hang tough out there as we strive to keep emotions in check and avoid making preemptive changes at inopportune moments.
This article is brought to you courtesy of David Fabian from FMD Capital Management.