Anatomy of a Bear Market

Anatomy of a Bear Market

Since the highs on February 19th the US stock market has proceeded to drop faster than any other period since the great depression, proceeding to shed about 32% in a little over a month. This has put most major equity investments into what we would consider a bear...
Should you ever try to time the market?

Should you ever try to time the market?

Pop quiz, hotshot. You found yourself with a large sum of money. Maybe it was an inheritance or from the sale of a property or business (it did not fall off the back of a truck).  You don’t have an immediate need for cash, so you decide to invest it. If you dump it...