Emotions and Investing – Some Good Advice From Vanguard

From Vanguard: Principle 4: Maintain Perspective and Long-term Discipline

In the face of market turmoil, some investors may find themselves making impulsive decisions or, conversely, becoming paralyzed, unable to implement an investment strategy or to rebalance a portfolio as needed.

Discipline and perspective are the qualities that can help investors remain committed to their long-term investment programs through periods of market uncertainty.