Brian Perry

In addition to overseeing Pure’s investment offering and platform, Brian works closely with Pure’s financial advisors, helping provide them with the tools and resources necessary to serve their clients and continue the firm’s mission of providing the highest quality financial education and planning to as many people as possible. He has been actively involved in [...]

Are you concerned about entering a bear market in 2020? What are some bear market strategies to protect your overall portfolio and your retirement investments in the face of market volatility? First, we need to understand the history of bear markets and the statistics and timing of economic declines, stock market corrections, and market recoveries. Here, Pure Financial Advisors’ Director of Research, Brian Perry, CFP®, CFA® goes over:

  • the history of bear markets
  • bear market statistics
  • the causes of market declines
  • statistics and timing of declines, corrections, and recoveries
  • how bear markets are like Game of Thrones
  • signs of a bear market or recession
  • the indicators that an economic decline will become a bear market
  • why it’s so difficult to predict a bear market
  • preparing for market volatility and recession
  • the definition of an inverted yield curve
  • the gap between yield curve inversion and a recession
  • managing your investment portfolio in a bear market
  • bear market investing strategies

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In this video, Brian also mentions the Your Money, Your Wealth® podcast interview with Jonathan Clements – listen here.

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