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It's no secret that letting emotions guide your investment strategy could be a costly decision. However, it can be hard not to let fear get the best of you during uncertain economic conditions. Market downturns can keep investors up at night contemplating how to prevent the value of their portfolio from declining.

In this video, we look at past bear markets to understand why the long-term risk may lie in selling your stock investments out of fear. While no two markets are the same and past performance is never an indication of future results, "Using Emotions as Your Investment Guide Could Cost You" discusses how holding on to stocks may be a better strategy.

To learn more about these trends and how to manage expectations in a bear market, check out the video:

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