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Morningstar Runs the Numbers

Inspired by Harper's Index (with a tip of the hat to FiveThirtyEight's Significant Digits blog), Morningstar Runs the Numbers uses a numbers-based approach to highlight recent Morningstar research, along with some outside news stories.

Volatility has come back in a big way in 2018, with investors worried about everything from inflation to new tariffs. Director of personal finance Christine Benz shares five things that retirees can do to take the edge off in tumultuous markets. does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar's editorial policies.