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Weekly Wrap: Stocks Pull Back; North Korea, Earnings Eyed

Escalating tensions with North Korea and earnings weighed on markets this week.

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Stocks pulled back this week from record levels after jitters over escalating tensions with North Korea, and a handful of disappointing earnings reports weighed on investors.

Although we can't know what the near term will bring for stocks, Christine Benz outlined five steps investors can take in jittery markets. One of the key takeaways is that investors need to recognize how much of their success is in their hands, no matter what the market does. 

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Jeremy Glaser has a position in the following securities mentioned above: DIS. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.