Map of Stuart on A redistribution of stock clearly occurred as active traders were buying stock from the institutions on the way down. Eventually, institutions will be accumulating the shares again from those who can’t take the pain of the loss and sell at lower levels. Then markets stabilize and resume their climb. The two periods were interesting in that the reasons behind the corrections were different. As we noted earlier, in 1998 we had a global crisis with Asia and Russia providing much of the catalyst for the sell-off. The Fed stepped in with interest rate cuts and the IMF was approving bailout funds for struggling economies. Long-term capital received its angel and only a month later, traders were back to buying up shares as interest rates kept falling. Map of Stuart 2016.