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5 Things to Note Before Selling In A Volatile Market
Published On: 04-Jul-2017

5 Things to Note Before Selling In A Volatile Market

The text below is a small extract from the latest memo of Howard Marks, Chairman of Oaktree Capital, to his clients. The entire memo has been made available on the Oaktree website and can be accessed here.The recent volatility in the world's markets, the S&P 500's 11% drop between August 17 and 25, and the decline of nearly 40% in Chinese equities have given investors an opportunity to experience something else that's not easy: portfolio management under adverse conditions.A few lessons are worth noting, none of which are always easy to employ:

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