Articles under “market timing”

When What Feels Right is Actually Wrong

Buying when the market rises and selling when it declines is human nature. It just feels like the right thing to do.

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Don’t Do As I Do: Financial Advisers Edition

Financial decisions are among life’s most complex decisions, which is why many people turn to professional financial advisers for help. While the profession has its supporters, it also has a large group of critics.

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Stay the Course, Even While You’re Down

When it comes to investing, doing the right thing is usually counter-intuitive. A prime example we’ve written about before is how investing in down-markets can actually prove advantageous.

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Choosing Asset Classes Is Another Form of Market Timing

Any reader of our blog will know that we are not fans of market timing. As our CIO Burt Malkiel is fond of pointing out, research consistently proves it’s almost impossible to outperform the market by attempting to time it.

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