No. of Recommendations: 5
joelxwil wrtoe:
Somebody with intelligence and common sense would have gotten out long before the market declined by 80%. Whether after that much of a decline it would be wise to put more money in is another matter. There is no way to know just given that information.



Joelxwil, I will not attempt to argue about market timing and common sense --that's a swamp that I don't want to get into! However, if I've understood Intercst's RE study, you must stay in the stock market at all times and rebalance annually for the results of the study to be valid. If you time the market by jumping in and out of stocks in response to major bears and bulls, the SWR identified by the Intercst study no longer applies to you.

Have I understood this properly, Intercst?


StubbleJumper
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