The recent Greek crisis and Chinese stock market crash has injected high volatility back into the financial markets and dragged down the broader averages over the past week or so. Before you hit the panic button and start selling though, this news isn't necessarily a bad thing.
There are two big factors working for savvy investors right now. One is a fundamental tenant of investing – no one ever made money by panicking. A market sell-off means plenty of stocks that might not even be exposed to the events occurring overseas are suddenly much cheaper right now. Value investors know that the pickings are good when everyone else is nervous because there are deals to be found in multiple market sectors.
The other factor is that sudden uncertainty usually translates into good news for gold. This safe haven asset is a tried and true resource for investors who want to place to park their gains while the stock market undergoes a correction. Continue reading "Take Advantage of the Volatility in Stocks with This Gold Play"