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Mitigating Panic and Embracing Calm: A Covid-19 Perspective For Investors

Let’s reexamine the past year, everything looked pretty dismal with COVID-19 in full force. There was no hint of a vaccine — just the knowledge that the public and private sector are ingenious enough to live up to our track record of defeating public health challenges.

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Protection through Diversification

The COVID-19 pandemic has rattled the market and put tremendous pressure on investors. VIA IV clients can be assured that they are protected through exceptionally diversified portfolios — which are invested in indexes around the globe. As a result, VIA IV clients are not exposed to the downturn of any specific company that permanently goes out of favor. When markets bounce, indices naturally follow. Single stocks don’t necessarily do the same.

That’s not the case for people who are not diversified. For example, an investor with all their money in restaurant stocks right now would not be a good place due to COVID-19 closures. Furthermore, when the economy recovers, those specific industries might not recover in the same way the overall market does.  

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