Title

Insights into the Relationship between Risk Tolerance and Market Volatility

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-2017

Abstract

Financial advisors sometimes think that as market volatility increases, the financial risk tolerance of their clients will decrease. This makes sense if it is assumed that fear leads to a rethinking of expectations and strategies. Financial advisors may find it surprising that there may be major differences between male and female clients regarding this assumption.

Publication Title

Journal of Financial Service Professionals

Volume

71

Issue

1

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