Down 20%-Plus, Is It Safe to Invest in the Stock Market Right Now?

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Down 20%-Plus, Is It Safe to Invest in the Stock Market Right Now?

As measured by the S&P 500, the stock market is down nearly 21% from its recent highs. With the combination of a soft economy, high inflation,, and rising interest rates, there are still significant risks that stocks could fall even further. A better question is whether the risk-vs.-potential reward balance has started to tilt back in favor of investing in stocks.

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