Tom Stevenson is an investment director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment. article from morningstar
|3. Take a long-term view. The 1987 crash looks insignificant on a long-term chart today even though, at the time, it felt like the end of the world.
7. Reinvest your dividends. The chart below shows the performance of the UK stockmarket since the 1987 crash – the lower line reflects just the capital growth while the second includes the compounded benefit of putting dividend income back to work in the market.