Market behavior is truly complex. It’s difficult, probably impossible, to establish causality between current events and day-to-day market behavior as demonstrated by this graphic. Best to avoid market timing and choose a portfolio that fits your long-term objectives.
Data from 1/1/2022
12/31/2022. Source: FactSet, Avantis Investors. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
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