Since the stock market started to plummet by almost 25% in January of this year, investors have struggled to time the market.
Whether or if the Federal Reserve follows through on plans to hike its benchmark interest rate to 4.5% or higher next year will likely determine the appropriate response.
The possibility of an emerging-markets crisis brought on by higher interest rates and a 20-year high for the U.S. dollar.
A downturn in the housing market brought on by rising mortgage rates
The failure of a financial institution as a result of the worst bond market in a generation has global markets on edge.
The Fed's capacity to carry through its anticipated interest rate increases to control inflation without imposing.