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20 things to do in a falling market

GOBankingRates Logo By Roger Wohlner of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 21: So far, 2016 is off to a rough start for investors. As of the market’s close on Jan.15, the S&P 500 Index was off about 8 percent. And on Jan. 20, the Los Angeles Times reported that the Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 500 points.As tempting as it might be to sell your stocks and run for the hills when the stock market falls, that might be the last thing you want to do. Instead, here are 20 things experts say you should do when the stock market is down.

Wall Street off to a rocky start this year

So far, 2016 is off to a rough start for investors. As of the market’s close on Jan.15, the S&P 500 Index was off about 8 percent. And on Jan. 20, the Los Angeles Times reported that the Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 500 points.

As tempting as it might be to sell your stocks and run for the hills when the stock market falls, that might be the last thing you want to do. Instead, here are 20 things experts say you should do when the stock market is down.

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