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The whole premise of a typical market “buy and hold” strategy presumes you have the intestinal fortitude to ride out long bear markets. The average investor actually gets much less in the market because people are motivated more by emotions than logic with markets. So they get out after long downturns and get back in after rallies have been in place for a while. This isn’t just opinion; Dalbar, a risk-management company out of Boston, has been publishing its “Quantitative Analysis of Investor Behavior” since the mid-nineties. In its 2016 report it states:

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