The Smartest Stocks to Invest $2,500 Into Right Now

Sean Williams, The Motley Fool
The Smartest Stocks to Invest $2,500 Into Right Now

Panic and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic pushed the broad-based S&P 500 into its fastest bear market in history in March and eventually sent the widely followed stock index down 34% in just 33 calendar days. Despite never knowing when stock market corrections will present themselves, how long they'll last, or how steep the drop will be, every correction (and bear market) in history has proven to be an excellent buying opportunity for investors with a long-term mindset. What's more, you don't have to be rolling in dough to put your money to work in the stock market.