Posted on May 27, 2020

Align Wealth Management : Financial Planners, Wealth Retirement

Stay the Course: There’s a Cost to Timing the Market
In a volatile environment like the one we find ourselves in today, some investors want to take action just to take action. It can definitely make peoplefeel better. But oftentimes in investing, that’s exactly the wrong thing to do.Trying to time market tops and bottoms is a fool’s errand. The evidence is overwhelming that most investors diminish their long-term returns trying to do so. They are more likely to chase the market up and down, and get whipsawed, buying high and selling low. Market timing, while tempting, involves getting two nearly impossible decisions right: when to sell and when to get back in.
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