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Why Market Timing Is the Wrong Approach for High Net Worth Investors

The big question remains when do you jump ship and how do you determine that it’s time to invest? That’s where some people would suggest market timing. 

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Sometimes a bit of luck, intuition, and common sense may make timing work for investors on a few occasions. However with statistics and the dangers around this approach, high net worth investors have little to gain and much to lose by pursuing a strategy of market timing. 

What is market timing? It’s an attempt to predict when the market and its various sectors will go up or down and to shift investments around to capitalize on growth and avoid losses.

Market time involves guessing when good and bad days are coming. That can be challenging, and most investors will try to predict the right time to invest to maximize their profits without knowing that this is not a guarantee of success.