No. of Recommendations: 3
It is not foolish to try to time the market. Timing the market is just like knowing when to buy or sell a particular stock. Technical indicators are extremely powerful.

Look at http://www.actwin.com/kalostrader/VisualMethods.htm

Nothing is perfect, but the market usually trends, and you can follow the trend, being in when the trend is up, and out when it is down.

Look at the Mechanical Investing board for some timing systems.

I am not sure what a Stable Value Fund is, but I bet if you look at the chart of one, you will see quite a bit of fluctuation.
Print the post  

Announcements

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!
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
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.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
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.
Advertisement