A time to EVALUATE your jitters

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I did not find that survey but found a related post viewtopic.php?t=366519
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If anyone wants to short a stock, let me know. I’ll buy a share and it will immediately plummet. You’re welcome.
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manlymatt83 wrote: Thu Oct 13, 2022 9:20 am Somewhere at some point someone posted a link to a bunch of smart people who made predictions about the market in the past and were wrong over 50% of the time. Anyone have that handy?
I think you are looking for this https://www.lostoak.com/ls/diehards/contest/
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I have the jitters about Bogleheads (or "kinda" BH) who are considering selling their equity position and looking to stuff it in cash/mmf. Do you not understand how this thing works? Hint: buy low sell high!
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mickeyd wrote: Wed Nov 16, 2022 1:15 pm I have the jitters about Bogleheads (or "kinda" BH) who are considering selling their equity position and looking to stuff it in cash/mmf. Do you not understand how this thing works? Hint: buy low sell high!
I think even Buffett said something like "if you arent willing to hold a stock for 10 years, dont think about buying it to hold for 10 minutes".

Of course, Buffett doesnt buy and hold forever himself, and I think its fair to say his approach has outpaced the usual buy and hold index fund strategy by alot (I think its done 2x the S&P?), but the average (or even 99th percentile) investor just doesnt have that level of skill.
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