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Investing: How Much Does Timing Matter?

2016-05-15 free stock photosWould you have invested $100,000 in the S&P 500 the day before Black Monday or in the NASDAQ just before the tech bubble burst? You probably view those days as among the worst possible to have invested, but what would the actual results have been? Will Richardson, Northwestern Mutual wealth management advisor, “and his team looked at 30 years of market history and identified the three worst possible days you could have made an investment – days right before the market took a nosedive – and then asked: Where would you be today if you had invested $100,000 on each of those three days?” What did they find, and what is the lesson for investors in today’s volatile markets? CLICK HERE to read today’s article and find out.