market timing


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market timing

n.
The trading of securities based on predictions of short-term price movements.

market timer n.
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Why you should avoid practicing market timing There are many things that could affect the overall equity market and any individual stocks you may own--from economic trends to geopolitical events like an election.
Treynor and Mazuy (1966) introduced the market timing model to observe if investors time the market while making investment decisions.
Resist the urge to participate in market timing, which is defined as trying to exit and enter a certain investment position.
Today, the four methods that are largely used to help investors in their market timing are growth, value, momentum and technical.
With empirical evidences in the market timing, the study of Baker and Wurgler (2002) provides an alternative hypothesis to explain the capital structure, mentioning that this would be the cumulative result of past attempts in the stock market.
On an individual level, poor market timing can cost retail mutual fund investors big time.
A 10-year study by the Pensions Institute at Cass Business School, which is part of City University London, claims that 99% of all equity mutual fund managers are unable to deliver outperformance from stock selection or market timing.
The research on debt market timing started with Taggart (1977) and Marsh (1982).
Securities and Exchange Commission over market timing and late trading.
According to Esiner, if early-week figures were found to be disappointing, thus confirming the trend observed in the eurozone in recent months, this would lead to an increase in market timing on a potential medium-term change of the ECB's reference rate.
up to five years) impact of IPO market timing on issuing firms' capital structure is examined and it is found that market timing does not have a persistent impact on issuing firms' capital structure.