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Missing just the top 10 days every year will cost you about half of your total return. Heck, missing a single day in December of last year would have doubled many people's S&P losses for the year in 2018.

I can't argue with purists.
What is the likelihood that these ten days will be exactly in the two weeks that OP wants to sit out?
What is the big deal with "doubled losses" when the losses are in single digits?
OTOH if the stock market does tank due to Brexit (as it did briefly in 2016 IIRC) the OP would be pretty sad.
Whatever dudes. You believe your religion and I will believe my (non-)religion.
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