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I had the idea that I should park my 401k into a stable fund a couple of weeks before Brexit because of the probable (and almost certainly negative) shock-wave it's like to send the world economy. Good idea? Bad idea? Caveats? Please advise. Thanks.

Don't you think much of Brexit is already built in? I mean, it's been known about for 2 years now.

What I heard being talked about yesterday, when 7 MPs quit the Labour Party, was that there was a building sentiment for a delay. So, if that happens and you had pulled your money out just before it was announced, you would potentially miss a market pop. Missing the best up days in the market is really bad for your return: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-missing-out-on-25-days...

But, hey, it's your money - you should do what you want with it.

AJ
- Many have tried to time the market, few have succeeded.
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