21 Aug '11, 7am

Buy-And-Hold Is Dead?

The market volatility in August has spooked many investors. A sudden flood of articles proclaiming the death of buy-and-hold has started to appear in many medias. A long-held belief, buy-and-hold simply means buying quality stocks, lock it up in the safe, throw away the keys and only come back 30, 40 years down the road. This is based on the belief that the stock markets will go up in the long term and investors should ignore the volatility. Buy-and-hold would also eliminate market timing and minimize transaction costs.

Full article: http://thefinance.sg/2011/08/21/buy-and-hold-is-dead/

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