Know when to hold 'em

White, Jane; Meigs, Rick
July 2007
Employee Benefit News;Jul2007, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p37
The article focuses on 410(k) investments in the stock market. In March, investors moved half a billion dollars into fixed income funds after a drop in the Shanghai stock market but the S&P recovered quickly after two months. Some statistics about the potential cost to a portfolio of a participant who tries to escape the drop in the stock market is presented. Chris Jones, chief investment officer of Financial Engines, advised investors against timing the stock market.


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