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Making lump sum investments isn't a bad strategy. I happen to think that DCA can have advantages when the decision to invest is somewhat more ambiguous.

warrl hates DCA and makes sure anyone who uses the acronym knows it.

In a situation where you think the market will bounce around with no net gain or loss, DCA may make sense. With DCA, volitility and zero gain will equal a gain. It doesn't matter much anyway. After all, lump sum is "market timing" too.

One good point is DCAing is pretty silly, even if you agree with the strategy if the % being invested is miniscule compared to your overall portfolio. As mine stands, day to day swings affect my portfolio more than my monthly savings.

FoolNBlue (A little sorry he said DCA... nah, not really)
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