why investors are worried

The One Thing Scarier Than Investing: Not Investing

It's natural to be afraid of the stock market, at first. The recent volatility rocking Wall St. illustrates why. But you've got to get over it, because the prospect of leaving your money in the bank -- accruing pitiful interest while inflation continues apace -- is simply unacceptable. Fraidy cats, read on to get scared straight.

Nine Reasons Investors Are Nervous Now

Despite a steady six-month rally, lots of investors still haven't jumped back into equities. While plenty of official economic reports say things are getting better, these investors are following other signs -- often closer to home -- that say beware.