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Testing a double moving average market timing model with S&P 500 (Part 2)

We are studying the efficacy of a double moving average market timing model with different stock market indices.  We have already established that the model reasonably works (see links below) across asset classes. Our primary goal in this updated study is to illustrate market-specific risks and the sequence of returns risk with market timing. It…

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Testing a double moving average market timing model (part 1): Nasdaq 100

Starting today, we will study the efficacy of a double moving average market timing model with different stock market indices.  We have already established that the model reasonably works (see links below) across asset classes. Our primary goal in this updated study is to illustrate market-specific risks and the sequence of returns risk with market…

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Use this annuity ladder calculator to plan for retirement with multiple pension streams

Use this annuity ladder calculator to find out how to beat inflation after retirement using multiple income streams. We all appreciate the importance of a secure income (pension) after retirement. However, inflation also has to be factored in. The primary requirement for fighting expenses increasing in retirement is a robust corpus. To accumulate this, we…

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Is it possible to time entry and exit from gilt mutual funds for better returns?

In this article, we discuss the results of a tactical entry and exit strategy from gilt mutual funds and find out if it is more rewarding. Readers unfamiliar with gilt funds may consult our previous work: (1) FAQ on gilt mutual funds: essentials investors should know. (2) Gilt mutual funds will not protect your money! Recognize…

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