Long-term investors should look beyond stock market volatility
Market volatility can be unsettling, but history shows that prices have returned to less volatile patterns over time. That can be good news for long-term investors.
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Top 10 holdings as a percent of net assets as of 09/30/2019 include: Airbus SE 5.0%, Amazon.com, Inc. 4.6%, Microsoft Corp. 3.9%, Visa Inc. Class A 3.6%, CME Group, Inc. 3.2%, Dollar General Corp. 3.1%, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. 2.8%, Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd., H Shares 2.6%, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Inc. Class B 2.6% and Ferrari N.V. 2.4%.
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