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Subject:  Re: Stock market correction and SaaS stocks Date:  2/11/2019  1:28 PM
Author:  mauser96 Number:  51591 of 70177

Saul type stocks and almost any other stocks will react he same to a bear market. They will fall in price. The high beta stocks will fall more. You can control risk either by buying lower beta stocks, or do what I do, keep some cash available and look for tools to pick low (not no) risk buy points.

BTW the late 2018 stock fall was anything but a garden variety bear market. It may or may not have even qualified for the 20% loss to call it a bear, depending on the index you select. I think the words "stiff correction" may be more apt..
All semantics ,but you need common definitions to discuss things. AS in 2015 2016 ,this kind of scary event is needed periodically to bring some fear back into the equation for investors. Because bubbles quickly develop once enough investors have no fear of losses.

Even though it is not exactly what I do ,Saul's long term record of buying good stocks and holding them through recessions has worked out very well for him. But I doubt if he had many dot com type stocks. Wish I could remember the link where he talked about the market changing and so he did too why the odds are that we are still in a bull. Is this market timing or just common sense, buying stocks that are going up?
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