This article examines how the most sophisticated investment funds steer clear of the market timing pitfall, and why you should too.
2016 marks my 20th anniversary as an advisor and I am proud to say that after all these years I still love coming into work every day. Looking back over the years, I can’t help but marvel at the strides we have made together.
On June 23rd, citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The two trading days that followed the referendum vote saw various global equity markets fall between 4 and 8%. Media sources reported and hypothesized on the long-term implications of the referendum. There was much hype and noise – and in hindsight a market overreaction. A month later the investing world is a calmer place.
On June 23, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. While there has been much speculation, many of the longer-term implications of the referendum remain unclear, as the process for negotiating what a UK exit might ultimately look like is just beginning.
A new report by the Hulbert Financial Digest has detailed the disappointing performance of market timing newsletter predictions. It is a sobering, by the numbers glimpse into why staying invested is the best strategy for you and your portfolio.