Investors are certainly reacting to the new US President-elect’s campaign rhetoric, which is widely expected to culminate in more protectionist policies. Yet all the market fluctuations also reflect anxiety for the future. What will the future hold regarding long-term market stability? Will the markets continue on their volatile streak? Or will they calm after a while? And given all this financial uncertainty, what should the typical investor do? One thing is clear: we need to prepare for a more unstable world. The best ways for investors to do so is by diversifying their portfolios, hunting for new investment opportunities, and staying calm.