Good Finish to a Good Quarter

The first quarter of 2013 is in the books, and it was a good one. There was no shortage of negative news, especially if you listened to some of the pundits, and that helped to produce a steady climb of the proverbial wall of worry. We had a much greater tendency toward complaints about the market rather than celebration, and that was probably a big part of the reason we trended up so steadily.

The pundits never seem to learn, and they will be rolling out their predictions for the second quarter. You can bet the focus will be on trying to time a topic, but it has been very clear this past quarter that it simply doesn't pay to be anticipatory. The way to make money is to stick with the trend and forget the market-timing gurus who always have some reason why things are about to change....900 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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