Market Timing

Our take on the investing, financial, & economic themes of the day

Predicting the Staying-Power of the Trump Rally

13 December, 2016 by Matthew O'Brien, Ph.D. in Commentary
Broken clocks have the virtue of being right twice a day.  What about broken stock market strategists?  They’re usually worse than broken clocks, because most of them change their predictions after they fail to materialize.  Thus I read today this snippet in the Wall Street Journal: ... read more...

The Benefits of Staying the Course through 2008-2009

At O’Brien Greene we don’t try to time the market.  Generally speaking, we stay fully invested, although the asset allocations of our portfolios may shift when broader market conditions warrant.  Here’s an interesting chart from a recent Fidelity presentation making the case ... read more...