As an investor, you are probably concerned about “uncertainty” in the market. Sometimes it may feel like you are just waiting for the other shoe to drop. It probably doesn’t help that the financial media appears so vocally divided between those who believe the bull market will run at least through 2015 and others who are sure a correction is imminent.
If you are fortunate enough to have benefited from the extended bull run currently underway, you may be tempted to secure your profits, dump your stocks and sit on the sidelines. If you missed out on the market rally, maybe you believe it’s not too late to get into the game, and you might be thinking about increasing your allocation in stocks.
Many brokers, and much of the financial media, encourage this kind of thinking. However, when put in context, it makes absolutely no sense.
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