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Subject:  Re: Poll: Did your 401k recover from the 2008 de Date:  12/27/2010  5:33 PM
Author:  0x6a74 Number:  67959 of 100124

For those that answered 5, how did you recover those losses ?

Were you not fully invested in 2008 when the market tumbled ?
Did you time the market and manage to sell high and buy low ?

not so much sell-high, buy-low as sell as sold as it fell
(lived through the 2000 puke and waited too long to sell back then)

and have been buying back on the rise.
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