I heard a comment today on one of the financial shows. The guy said, "It's not about market timing, as it is about time in the market."
It is important to be in the market, if you're looking for a consistent rate of return over the years.
All I add to this is my belief, backed up by a cash flow strategy used thousands of times, to generate income by writing covered calls on some of your stocks, while holding them.
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