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#31 – Perfection vs. Participation: The Quest for Timing Investments in the Stock Market

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Is there an ideal moment to invest in the market? It’s a question that worries many investors each time they put money in the market. The answer to this question should be the same no matter what the market environment.

During this episode, Wes shares his insights on the “perfect time” to kickstart your investment journey. He also compares investing at the best time versus investing at the worst time within the market, explains why participation is pivotal, and lays out how to control your investment itinerary.

Source: Bloomberg L.P. Stocks are represented by the S&P 500, and cash equivalents by the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Treasury Bill Index. Indexes are unmanaged, do not incur fees or expenses, and cannot be invested directly.

This chart represents a hypothetical investment and is for illustrative purposes only. Dividends and interest are assumed to have been reinvested , and the example does not reflect the effects of taxes, expenses or fees. The actual annual rate of return will fluctuate with market conditions. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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