For many investors, the bad news was cause for them to pull their money out, sit on the sidelines and wait for conditions to improve. They waited for the situation to turn around and to feel confident again in the markets.
We all remember the infamous day of September 29, 2008 when the markets dropped so much. But the very next day, the markets had one of the best days ever.
And for the past three years, the economy has been growing and growing. Many investors who stayed invested are back to where they were before the 2008 recession.
Unfortunately, many are still sitting on the sidelines watching the news and seeing one headline