If only there was one single, simple answer to that one.
The truth is there are so many variables involved in the decision that it’s difficult to even make cut and dried comparisons.
Investment time horizons and personal investment risk profiles are great places to start any analysis.
Of course, market sentiment—fear, greed and everything in between—plays a part, too.
The stock market’s ups and downs this year makes any investor wonder just which way is up… or down.
What’s really going on in China? What impact will interest rates have heading into the fourth quarter. How and when will multinational companies’ earnings (and stocks) be squeezed by the dollar’s strength?
These topics and more weigh heavily on any near or long-term outlook.
What to do?