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I really do not believe in asset allocation. You should be in the strongest assets available, and stay away from the weak ones. Sometimes this means being in cash while the market tanks, and then getting back in when the time is right.

Staying in through thick and thin is terrible advice.

The best decision I ever made was getting out of all my holdings in March of 2000. Some of those funds do not even exist any more, but I had excellent profits when I got out.
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