Buy and Hold Investing or Market Timing?
There is often debate between investors as to which investment method is better: a traditional buy-and-hold approach or market timing. Here, we will discuss the merits and challenges that both strategies present to hopefully give a better understanding of which method works best for you.
Market timing is a strategy that is highly debated as its methodology involves great risk and effort. In short, market timing is the ability to predict the market’s short term reversal points, meaning the right points in time to enter and exit the market. Since it is a short term approach, it requires a great deal of diligence as well as ample time to give to monitoring the market. [Read more…]