Market Timing

A headline on page one of today’s Wall Street Journal reads “Rally Sends U.S. Stocks Into Black For the Year.”  If that sounds unlikely, that’s because it seemed impossible just a few weeks ago.  But, as I mentioned last week, you should always expect the unexpected.
In recent months, I’ve seen several articles claiming the end [...]

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Michael on March 30th, 2009
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Market timing is dangerous.
You: You’ve said so before.
Indeed, it’s one of the key themes of my chapter about investing in Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck.  I bring the topic up again now for two reasons. First, because there are many people these days who, due to the yucky markets –
You: Yucky?
Yes, yucky.  Yucky is an increasingly [...]

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