Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Managing through Market Drawdowns: In Case of Drawdown, Break Glass
If you are reading this note, we are likely experiencing a market selloff. Whether it is a technical market correction (i.e., stocks down 10% or more) or an official bear market (down 20% or more), every drawdown is unique, and each is uncomfortable to navigate. Some are triggered by economic slowdowns, some by geopolitical circumstances and others, like today’s market stress, by exogenous events like a health/pandemic crisis. In the future, it is possible that a drawdown may be triggered by climate change-linked extreme weather events.