Wilmington Trust’s Meghan Shue warns snap decisions during market volatility spikes will trap investors in losing trades.
According to the firm’s senior investment strategist, reacting to every U.S.-China trade war development and taking on large positions are two of the worst things they can do right now.
“For long-term investors, to chase those headlines risks missing out on say very good days, maybe locking in some losses on the bad days and eroding your portfolio value — particularly after taxes,” she told CNBC’s “Futures Now” on Thursday.
Shue said also going all in on stocks is a recipe for pain.
“The other thing that we would caution against is taking large bets in a portfolio,” she…