In this vlog, SWP Associate Wealth Advisor Cory Rappaport discusses market timing, which is buying and selling based on predictions of what the market is going to do. Cory explains why time in the market is always a better long-term plan than timing the market.
I have always been an avid outdoorsman, spending much of my free time camping and hiking in the mountains. And over the years, I've looked for ways to incorporate these interests into my investment portfolio. When I was younger, I did this by investing in companies related to the outdoor industry. However, today technology has made it possible to take a much more impactful approach through ESG investing.
Current EventsShould I Stay or Should I Go?
There’s no sugarcoating it; the current state of the markets has many of our clients thinking like the 1981 punk rock classic by The Clash: Should I stay or should I go now? If I go, there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double So come on and let me know Should I stay or should I go?* I don’t suspect that the song was meant as a commentary on portfolio management strategies. (In fact, the band has never disclosed any real meaning to the lyrics.) Nonetheless, I do think it provides an appropriate framework for examining today’s investment world. So, let’s take a look at the cases for “going” and for “staying.”