Market timing - the ‘big money’ is made in the waiting

Patrick Hodgens  |  Firetrail Investments  |  18 February 2020  |  0.25 CE

Trade Wars, the US Election, Brexit 3.0, natural disasters and pandemic risks are causing fear and uncertainty in Australian equity investors. Is now the time to go to cash? Throughout history, market commentators have speculated on timing the next market downturn. Selling shares at the right time can be lucrative, but as an investor, it is a high risk, low return strategy. The ‘big money’ is not made in the buying and selling. It is in the waiting. Today, VUCA risks are elevated in the Australian equity market, but so are the opportunities. The key to capt...

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