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Friday, January 15, 2016

As Global Markets Slide, What Should You Do With Your Money?

A screen shows the market movements as traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on January 7, 2016 in New York City. Chinese stocks plunged on Thursday by more than 7 percent causing the Dow to drop over 200 points in morning trading. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A screen shows the market movements as traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on January 7, 2016 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Global markets continued to decline this week, with oil prices falling below $30 per barrel and China’s main stock index closing in bear market territory, down 20 percent since last month. U.S. stocks have not fared well either, despite rebounds Thursday.

That is driving a lot of nervousness in investors and leaving everyday people wondering what to do with their money. Financial analyst Juli Niemann shares her advice with Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson.

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