Director of financial services at GE Ryan Lim, who gives advice on investing matters, has made mistakes without doing enough analysis. But now, he researches each option carefully before making his investment decision.
Go for low-cost funds
Keep an eye on the costs charged by funds. Where returns are low, any slight increase in costs can make all the difference.
Different presidential election
Black October - when the Dow plummeted - was the backdrop in the run-up to the 2008 US presidential election. In contrast, even with ongoing worries about the global economy, this year's presidential race has been relatively peaceful.