. There are plenty of stocks out there that pay around 10% in dividends, why not go that way? Even if the price drops for a few years you can hold and collect the dividends. I'm guessing the div. stocks will not drop like the rest of the market.If anyone is waiting for a correction before putting more money into the market, how much of a correction will it take to get you back in?
I've been out of the US markets since Dec. 2016, except for a small percent of play money, but then moved the bulk of it into international and emerging markets where it's matching US returns. My guess is that the US will be one of the first to see a correction, when that happens it might be time to put more into cash.
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