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Subject:  Re: Asset allocation Date:  2/26/2012  2:53 PM
Author:  TMFMurph Number:  70218 of 78166

... Time the stock market, so that you are out of it in the bad times and in it during the good times....

Hi All!

All due respect to the poster, but this sounds so easy....and is SO very hard to do, otherwise, so many folks ("pros" included ) wouldn't have been caught with their pants down in 2008-2009.

It is far better, IMHO, to "time" individual stocks by waiting for your price....and in the context of a long-range financial plan tailored to your specific financial circumstances, goals and risk tolerances.....and if the general market movements aid you in yo