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Episode 110: In light of the many questions and comments I’ve received about taking a cash position, I’ll reiterate my thoughts on the risk management strategy of being in cash.
If you sat out of the stock market for an entire year because you felt the risk/reward strategy was not in your favor (I’m not suggesting that you do this), at current rates of inflation you’d lose about 2% of the purchasing power of your money. This week the S&P500 fluctuated 1.8% (peak-to-trough).
Generally, any week in the stock market will have as high as or higher of a loss risk than an entire year of inflation (at current rates).
Listen to tomorrow’s podcast for Part 2.
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