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Take your eyes off the gyrating stock markets and plan for the expected

Take your eyes off the gyrating stock markets and plan for the expected

Investors should plan for the expected -- that will take away some stress from watching stocks in their 401k retirement plans gyrate with a roller coaster of a market, South Florida financial planners say. Markets opened Tuesday sharply down after the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 253 points Friday, courtesy of a bad jobs report just before the long Labor Day weekend. After dropping more than 300 points Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average recovered somewhat throughout the day, shoring up losses to a 100-point decline. It has been weeks of stock market plunges -- some involving dramatic 500-point free falls. September is usually one of the worst months for losses in the...

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