The key to taking advantage of high volatility is remaining unemotional, which requires having a plan well ahead of time. It’s natural that in times of panic you’ll gravitate to the stocks you already own. Initially, you’ll likely play defence by reassessing the risks in your portfolio. As broad market sell-offs don’t normally impact the long-term prospects of a business, you’ll then hopefully shift gears into offense, asking whether you should be buying more shares in the companies you understand best, run by management teams that you know and trust. Staying level-headed and calmly working through this process will keep you ahead of the vast majority of investors, but the problem is that there are likely to be a host of better opportunities outside your portfolio. Read on below or watch the video: <a href="" target="_blank" data-event-type="click" data-event="link_click">(VIEW LINK)</a>