Introduction to Market Timing

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Can the market be beaten? Market timers think so. Determine for yourself whether this strategy is one you would like to try.

What you will learn

  • What Is Market Timing?
  • Timing the Market
  • Timing Individual Securities in the Market
  • Timing Mutual Funds in the Market
  • Market Timing vs Buy and Hold

What do you know?

Introduction to Market Timing

Market timing has long been viewed as a way to "beat the market" because it selects the best time to be in it and when to be out. There is much controversy over the results. As an educated investor, you should know the basics of market timing so you can decide for yourself whether it is a strategy you want to employ in making your investment decisions.