By: John Stepek 22/03/2019 This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek’s executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can profit.Sign up free here. I’ve just read some interesting research from data provider Morningstar. It looks at whether private investors are any good at market timing or not. I won’t spoil the surprise for you right now, but I’m guessing you might have a hunch as to what the answer is. The bigger question is – what can you learn from this? We are all terrible at timing the market Data provider Morningstar looked at three-year rolling returns from a wide selection of US equity funds (covering all styles, from large-cap value stocks to small-cap growth stocks) from the start of 1996 to the end of 2018. The researchers also looked at growth (or shrinkage) in the assets under management. In other words, they pulled out how well or how badly funds had done performance-wise over any given three-year period. And they were also able to get a good idea of whether… Read full this story
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