The Best Day of the Year to Invest in the Market

    by Robert Muksian

    The timing of investments is always a dilemma for the individual investor.

    Looking backward, it is relatively easy to find comprehensive analyses showing the best days, weeks, months, and years to have invested in the U.S. stock market, as well as the major world stock markets. For the U.S., some of these analyses are based on monthly data extending back into the 1800s.

    However, looking forward, the probability of timing those most opportune investment opportunities is essentially zero.

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