Dollar-Cost Averaging and Seasonality: Some International Evidence

Robert J., Atra; Mann, Thomas L.
July 2001
Journal of Financial Planning;Jul2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p98
Academic Journal
Presents a study which compared the performance of dollar-cost averaging (DCA) and lump-sum (LS) strategy as investment techniques. Fundamental problem in comparing DCA and LS; Reason for the difficulty in comparing the returns from a lump-sum strategy to a dollar-cost averaging strategy; Conclusions.


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