Sometimes owning equity investments can seem disjointed from the real world. It is not. You are an actual owner of real companies and you need to have a good sense of both where returns come from and the risks that accompany ownership. Many investors have a deep seated unease about when to invest their money in the equity markets. The real question they should be asking themselves is not when they will invest, but when they will need to start withdrawing their money in the future.
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