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If you're nervous , you probably should wait.
I wouldn't have said that six months ago, but now
we're so close.... what the heck?

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Will the stock market decline because everyone else
has pulled their money out of the market for safekeeping?


a Lot already have... they were SOME of what happened
last week... but there's no telling how many more will,
or when those folks will get back in.

But I wonder isn't is possible that this might be
the exception to the "no market-timing" rule? Given the
fixed date of Y2K and all its inherent problems (real or imagined), can't we assume that at least some investors will be jittery and
pulling out of the market? Might this be the one calendar date in a millenium where you can say with some degree of confidence "The market will very likely
be down in late December, then higher in late January" ?


*i* can't say for sure..
it *seems* like it's a once in a lifetime event, attached to
a precise date, but we still don't Really know --what
will happen and what people will do (y2k'ers are also
worried some about 2/29/00... they were also worried
about 9/9/99).

in the end, if you'll sleep easier, Wait (and stay here
learning more about the ways of the Markets)

good luck

jp
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