No. of Recommendations: 0
I know you are right, Chris.

But if you put a chart of the S&P up there--^GSPC&t=2y&l=on&...

most investors had no trouble spotting the up trend from roughly Sep, 2010 to Mar, 2011.

Of course if you waited for the news media to tell you it was happening, you got there late or missed it. But those watching the market had not trouble spotting it.

Similarly when markets get uncertain, some cycle out of their more risky investments and either hold cash or at least move toward industry leaders with solid earnings.
Print the post  


The Retirement Investing Board
This is the board for all discussions related to Investing for and during retirement. To keep the board relevant and Foolish to everyone, please avoid making any posts pertaining to political partisanship. Fool on and Retire on!
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.