1% correction is not a sell off for sure. The market needs to take a breather. It has been doing too good recently. Same for China. The global economies are inter-connected so geopolitics is important.
me, it is a side way market with a little gain at the end of the year. I
do not expect a plunge in a year before election; from my memory we do
not have one including 2007, which is a flat year even not including
Well, the market is not rational. But the simple
techniques described in my book Profit from 2016 Market Crash tell you
when to fully exit (and fully return); it worked for the last two market
plunges. Still not convinced, try the following link.