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The Danger(s) of Market Timing

CPD: 1 hours
~ 1 HR

It is tempting to try and ‘time the market’, buying and selling shares with a view to profiting from short-term (typically day-to-day) fluctuations. This talk will look at the dangers inherent in such a strategy, given the underlying statistical distribution of daily stock returns, and the propensity for sudden increases in market volatility to persist over days, or weeks.