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China is crashing. What should investors do?

The headlines have taken a turn the last few days. Greece was the focus last week with its default, its “no” vote to the referendum and its potential exit with the Euro. (We discussed Greece in detail in our market commentary video. If you haven’t watched it click here.) This week the focus has been almost all China. We have talked about China before in this blog and the attempts of the Chinese government to prop up the stock market. For those unaware of what the government has done and the result, let’s start the conversation out discussing with a quick review of the past year and current situation in China. China the past year and its current situation.  In the past year the Peoples Bank of China (PBOC) launched a program called “Stock Connect.” This program linked the Shanghai and the Hong Kong markets. This allowed foreign investors to invest
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Don’t run from the market volatility – embrace it!

Like we discussed in our most recent market commentary video, investors like to sell in May . . . and that is exactly what investors are doing! The first two trading days of May haven’t been the best if your relying on short term bullish trades to make you money. In fact, I’ve had a few phone calls and emails from folks wondering if the bull market is over or if the market is finally due for a bearish correction. While no one knows for sure what’s going to happen, there are a few things that I would tell the investors and traders of the world. Investors: I would urge anyone with money currently in the market to relax . . . stay the course, ignore the volatility and focus on the long term trends (which are still bullish) and the global fundamentals (which are not in the danger zone as
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