As the famous Wall Street maxim goes, “Bulls make money, bears make money, pigs get slaughtered.” The saying warns against approaching investing as if favorable conditions proceed without interruption.
The current bull market run started in March 2009, meaning we’re just months away from an 11-year bull run. Even if the current bull market doesn’t make it to the 11-year mark, this has still been the longest rally in U.S. history.
That doesn’t mean you should panic and dump all of your holdings. Timing the market remains incredibly difficult, and history has shown that the vast majority of investors will be best served by staying in the market, rather than attempting to predict when a crash might hit and the right time to jump back in. It’s a matter of allocation.
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