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Timing the Market

Investors Deserve Better From Yahoo's Breakout

Dan Solin | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The perils of market timing are not controversial for anyone who is familiar with the data. Only brokers and actively managed mutual funds tout their expertise in predicting random and unpredictable markets.

Jeff Macke Is Wrong: You Can't Time the Market

Dan Solin | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Jeff Macke believes investors would have been well served by "stepping aside" and that "buying and holding forever have been tantamount to financial self-abuse." Each of these assumptions is incorrect. The potential damage to investors who follow this wrong-headed advice is substantial.