No sooner did the bull market turn two years old, did a world of worry hit the markets, as revolution in the Middle East and catastrophe Japan illustrated the negative impact of uncertainty.
Lost in the blur of current events, however, is that the first quarter is typically one of the best-performing ones for stocks, with March the strongest of the three months.
Don't despair. April is even better.
Click ahead for some lessons about the market tumult of March and how they relate to core investing principles and the year ahead.
By Albert BozzoPosted 1 April 2011