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<<<The best way to invest when the markets are uncertain is to invest in stocks, but not all at once. Instead, divide the money into at least 3 portions (or say $10K portions depending on amounts involved), put most of the money in something like CDs or a bond fund. Then at regular intervals--once a month or once a quarter (you choose) you invest an additional portion until 1) you are satisfied that the worst is over for stocks or 2) all of the money is invested.>>>

This is a good idea reguardless of the times. I think what is most important, if you're not buying index funds but individual stocks through screens, is to stagger buying over time and different screens. That would lessen the possibility of loading up on one sector of stocks.

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