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Investing in the Second Lost Decade: A Survival Guide for Keeping Your Profits Up When the Market Is Down by Tom J. Kopas, Joe D. Turner, Martin J. Pring

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CHAPTER 10PORTFOLIO RISK MANAGEMENT

Secular bear markets, with their deeply cyclical twists and turns, compel investors to be especially focused on careful risk management in portfolios. This critical overriding function is essential to surviving the second lost decade with both your assets and psyche intact. This chapter summarizes the layers of risk management that must be considered in order to successfully navigate this treacherous environment.

Judging Risk Versus Return

The secular outlook sets the big-picture framework for understanding the risks and opportunities in today’s investment world. Secular bull markets are easy, as rising long-term trends act as a tailwind for portfolio performance. Mistakes are quickly forgiven as short-term ...

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