There is no present tense in investing (or much else)

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Nick Foy, CFP®

With some regularity, clients or prospects attempt to take a question that is inherently past tense and flip it into the present tense in order to decipher an unknowable future.

The question often goes something like this: “What are the markets doing?”

I don’t blame them. Attempts to predict the future in an effort to make some extra coin, or at least to feel more secure, are popular. The media does it all the time.

The trouble is, the markets aren’t doing anything. Continue reading “There is no present tense in investing (or much else)”