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    Why does active management matter in times like these?

    As investors reflect on recent market events surrounding the coronavirus, oil market turmoil, lifting of shutdowns, and events that have yet to unfold, they are contemplating what all this means for how they should invest. Avoiding rash decisions that are driven by fear or greed and sticking with a well-laid plan are at the top of the list. Equally important is working with partners who have the experience and discipline to put current market conditions in context and who can help investors successfully navigate new risks and opportunities that are emerging across capital markets. We asked senior investment leaders from Wells Fargo Asset Management to succinctly comment on the role that active management plays in times like these. Their responses are shared below.