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Why Market Timing is a Bad Idea

By: PRLog

Seeing the stock market during a bear market can be challenging at best.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Aug. 17, 2022 - PRLog -- It's very tempting to take money out of the market. Investors may feel helpless when they see investments shrink in value day after day. However, a new article by Matt Coffina, CFA, explains why timing the market is never a good idea. Coffina dives into the essential details about long-term returns, which are typically better than short-term; how history can teach lessons from past bear markets; and what actually keeps him up at night as a portfolio manager.

This article provides an insightful overview of why patience is key to long-term investing success.

Key points of the article:

  • Coffina describes the history of stock price movements and how time is on our side.
  • He also details the inverse relationship between valuations and future returns and why rational investors should always try to look at a stock with fresh eyes.
  • Coffina reviews how difficult it is to time the market, and failing to time it can prevent investors from trying it again. He goes into detail specifically about the recent pandemic and how it affected him and investors.

Find out how Matt's investment strategy has served him during the turmoil in the global economy and financial markets. Read the full article at Trajan's Website.

About Matt Coffina:
Matthew Coffina, CFA, is a fifteen-year veteran of the investment industry. Coffina most recently held the position of lead Portfolio Manager for Morningstar Investment Management's Hare strategy. He is now the portfolio manager of Trajan's Expanding Moat and Defensive Moat strategies and is the writer of Moatiful, a new blog from Trajan Wealth. About Trajan Wealth: Trajan Wealth LLC is a Registered Independent Advisory Firm (RIA) formed in 2012 and was founded by CEO Jeff Junior. Before his 20+ years in the financial services profession, Jeff Junior was a United States Marine Corps member. Jeff continues to serve his clients and employees with the utmost service, respect, and attention to detail.

For more information on Trajan's comprehensive wealth services or to schedule a complimentary consultation, visit or call 1-800-838-3079.

*Advisory services through TrajanĀ® Wealth L.L.C., an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.

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