Market Timing Doesn’t Work

February 16, 2015 at 9:49 am 1 comment

Since 2011, investors have been waiting for a correction, which has not yet materialized.  Meanwhile, the market has been climbing steadily and hitting new highs.  I am sure a correction will happen sooner or later, but trying to time the market this way never works.  Watch this one minute video for details.

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Market Update A Common Misconception of Index Funds

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  • 1. A Common Misconception of Index Funds | Sensible Investing  |  February 22, 2015 at 1:58 am

    […] capital gains tax treatment, and most importantly, underperformance due to continued attempts to time the market  stemming from frequent trading.  Index funds, on the other hand, change composition very rarely […]

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Leon Shirman's long-term investment philosophy is summarized in his book, “42 Rules for Sensible Investing”, also available from Amazon.


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