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2022 has got off to a rough start for investors. Already reeling from the prospect of higher interest rates, ongoing supply chain issues from the pandemic, inflation and increased geopolitical uncertainty, our emotions are running hot and our sense of security has been rattled, not to mention the fact that financial markets have been volatile.