Market Volatility

What to know and
strategies to consider.

A big drop in the stock market is enough to give any investor pause. Here are resources to help you learn what to consider when market volatility increases.

Inflation, Recession Risk, Energy Crisis, and Market Volatility

On June 22, 2022, UC Chief Investment Officer Jagdeep Singh Bachher hosted a financial education webcast featuring Regent Richard Sherman, chief executive officer of The David Geffen Company, an investment management firm, and Dr. Torsten Slok, chief economist at Apollo Global Management. This informative session offered valuable insights into the current economic climate, including inflation, recession risk, the energy crisis and market volatility. Launch video

Finding the right information can make all the difference.

How to handle volatility 

If you have a solid plan, your best strategy may be to stay the course.



Markets, emotions, and you 

Understanding market cycles and your emotions can help you be a better investor.



6 biggest pitfalls for investors 

Avoid these common emotional biases to help improve your financial life.



Protecting yourself from fear of loss 

Ways to balance growth with protection of principal.



Get help from a professional.

UC contracts with Fidelity Investments to provide complimentary one-on-one guidance. Talk to a UC-dedicated workplace financial consultant to discuss your needs—from basic budgeting to retirement planning. For your convenience, there are several meeting options:

Tip: Read the UC Alert about misleading financial advisor solicitations that appear to be endorsed by UC.


More helpful resources.

Introduction to the UC Pathway Funds

See how an all-in-one investment strategy can help you be more confident in uncertain times.


Which investment mix may be right for you?

Learn how to build a mix that matches your time horizon, investment goals, and risk tolerance.


View the Market Insights webinar

View a Market Insights webinar to learn about the latest market happenings, see what to consider, and get answers to common questions.


Attend a financial education class

Learn about your UC retirement benefits, investing for the long term, and managing your financial life.