How to Optimize a Stop-Loss Strategy with ETFs

April 8, 2016

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It was a chaotic day in the markets, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all cratering shortly after the open.

U.S. futures sell orders had started building before the market opened. Some listed securities had so many sellers that prices fell precipitously, which triggered limit-up and limit-down halts, causing tremendous confusion and delay…