It’s Hard to Make Predictions, Especially About the Future

The Vanguard Total US Stock ETF (ticker VTI) was down just over 5% from December 31, 2013 through February 3, 2014. In other words, in just over a month’s time, the decline in US markets started to shake the confidence of some investors and the financial media. The proverbial “sky is falling” headlines were plentiful. […]