roymeo wrote:Invest in a small basket of well diversified, low cost, broad based, index mutual funds.
Professor Emeritus wrote:Buying index funds with spare cash when you think the market will go up is not index investing. It is market timing .
Dale_G wrote:My guess is that portfolio returns using this technique far exceeds the average of those who attempt to time the market with cash reserves.
Peter Foley wrote:Therefore, now my tendancy is to dollar cost average in spite of the fact that I know that it is best to invest everything at once.
pacificredhawk wrote:Can anyone recommend a good diversified Russian ETF. I want to buy some shares from all this FEAR!!! Perhaps one I can buy from Vanguard?
Rainier wrote:abuss368 wrote:Commodities is speculating and not investing.
Agreed, you are only speculating on somebody paying more in the future for it. No income, just a yellow metal to coddle.
William Million wrote:2.6% gain on Thursday/Friday. Maybe it wasn't even a correction.
goodenyou wrote:Personally I worry more about physcial health in retirement than fiscal.
Unfortunately, you may have much less control over physical health than you do over fiscal health.