Can you hit a bull’s eye with every dart throw? Probably not.  That’s why market timing is so difficult. It targets an impossible goal. Investors who maintain a long-term perspective historically have more success than those who invest haphazardly.

In this brief video, Jim Mailliard explains in simple terms why investors who jump in and out of stocks typically miss out on profitable market recoveries.

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