Advice for Investors Worried About Today's Tumultuous Stock Markets

When the stock markets gyrate, financial professionals are busy folks, calming clients’ nerves with advice on how to handle the head-snapping volatility we’ve been seeing.

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When the stock markets gyrate, financial professionals are busy folks, calming clients’ nerves with advice on how to handle the head-snapping volatility we’ve been seeing. In addition to old market worries related to Chinese trade tariffs and North Korea's nukes, European instability has now entered the picture as Italy careens toward an election that has bigger-than-Brexit potential.

We asked credentialed financial advisers and attorneys, whose columns appear on our Wealth Creation Channel (opens in new tab), to share what they tell their clients to do during times like these and the days of almost 1,200-point drops back in February 2018. Here’s what 20 of them had to say.

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The authors of Kiplinger.com's Wealth Creation channel are licensed financial professionals who share practical financial-planning insights with our readers.