This article warns against trying to time the share market and explains how to take advantage of share investing using dollar cost averaging. It provides a case study with table to demonstrate the point.
Over the last 100 years global share markets have experienced many major set-backs, including the Great Depression of the 1930s, several wars, the ‘crash of 1987’ then the Global Financial Crisis twenty years later. But for every low, a recovery has followed – they just take time.
What stops most people from investing in (or returning to) the share market is not knowing when to jump in. Although nobody knows exactly when a market or a particular share price has found its base price, we can employ a strategy to remove this speculation and focus on a longer term investment plan.
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