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Anne Kates Smith brings Wall Street to Main Street, covering investments and personal finance for real people trying to navigate fast-changing markets, preserve financial security or plan for the future. She oversees the magazine's Investing coverage and writes the "Your Mind and Your Money" column. Smith began her career as a writer and columnist for USA Today. Prior to joining Kiplinger's, she was a senior editor at U.S. News & World Report and a contributing columnist for TheStreet. Smith is a graduate of St. John's College in Annapolis, Md.
Even if it isn’t, investors who wait for the market bottom may well miss it.
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If you’ve got to take action, boost your savings rate or scout for mispriced securities. And check that your portfolio is in line with your goals.
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Lindsey Bell sees economic gains accelerating on lower interest rates, and favors the technology and communication services sectors.
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The second pullback of 2019 is probably not the end of the bull market.
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Regulatory and trade risks mean investors must tread carefully.
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