In this video, Austin Smith offers Foolish advice on investing in today's market. The Volatility or Fear Index is trading at a five-year low, which may presage a period of market decline. What to do? Buy solid, dependable companies, be cautious when the market gets greedy (and it's looking a tad greedy now), and be patient. Just as cream rises to the top, great companies, over time, beat the market.
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