What the Fed Can't Do

posted 8/7/2012 in General

Market Commentary Highlights...

.As professional investors generally have maintained an outlook for gains this year, individual investors seem to be plagued by distrust in the financial system and continue to sell stocks.
.One of the reasons investors were able to get over the scandals and shocks to the market in prior decades relatively quickly was that investors were focused more on long-term results than they are today.
.Investor time horizons have contracted from three to five years* a few decades ago to less than six months today, making short-term market moving events and volatility a bigger negative factor for individual investors.

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