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BruceBrown observed in #18934:
"....it's something like only 10 days per year - on average - account for the majority of the gains. Not being in the market on those 10 days can have the obvious effect of altering one's returns."

Sure beats your other observration:
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=13464996


Thx.
cheers,
Albert
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