Other the past 40 years, there have been several major stock market corrections, and a significant number of (smaller) "opportunity" providers. These five articles will help you cope with whatever the investment gods dish out:
A Preemptive, Timeless, Portfolio Protection Strategy
The MCIM methodology was nearly fifteen years old when the robust 1987 rally became the catastrophic "Black Monday" debacle...
A Stock Market Correction is a Beautiful Thing http://retirementreadyincomeprograms.com/Inv/index.cfm/6923
Theoretically, even technically, corrections adjust prices to actual value or support levels. Here are ten things to think about doing, or not doing, during corrections of any magnitude.
Predicting Stock Market Movements
The risk of loss cannot be eliminated, but a simple change in a security's market value is not a loss of principal unless you choose to sell. Wall Street spins reality hindsightfully so that most investors remain unhappy.
How Do You Spell Correction?
Investors always over-analyze when prices become weak and lose their common sense when prices are too high, perpetuating the "buy high, sell low" Wall Street symphony.
Crisis Investing - The Three-Pronged MCIM Strategy http://retirementreadyincomeprograms.com/Inv/index.cfm/5693
Unfortunately, investors in general are a lot like teenagers. They know everything immediately; expect instant gratification; take unnecessary risks; fall in love too easily; and ignore all voices of experience.