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Following two years of an extraordinary bull market, Q1 2022 spooked investors as the market opened the year with an immediate market correction. This has caused concern among investors and has induced some "experts" to predict further drops or even an extended bear market. A market correction is just as the name implies, a 10-20% drop in stock prices that occurs when a bull market has gotten ahead of itself. If losses begin to creep above 20%, we are no longer in a correction – we are entering a bear market. We have seen this script play out many times before, and each one has its own particular nuances that make it unique. Every market decline is unique, yet not something that requires a complete change in one's overall investment strategy.

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