I’ve posted Column Entry #35 to my weekly Beyond Buy-and-Hold column at the Out of Your Rut site. It’s called Why Stock Market Timing Scares Us.
Juicy Excerpt: Market timing is the answer. For those of us willing to engage in market timing, stock returns are highly predictable and thus stocks are a high-return/low-risk asset class.
But most of us are not today willing to do this. Most of us disdain market timing.
Huh? We have available to us a means of investing in stocks that offers much higher returns at greatly diminished risk and we are not interested? How could this be so?
Market timing scares us.
There are 10 reasons.