Others are fearful right now, and they will be at least until the season finale of Fiscal Cliff. So I'm taking this as an opportunity to set up an automated investing plan that increases my exposure to a wide range of investments, stocks and bonds, over the course of the next few months. There are two possible outcomes, and when I take a moment to analyze this, I find out that I'd have been wrong in both situations.The first is that the market increases over the next few months. I took the wrong action because rather than investing a lump sum today, I spread it out over time, getting worse deals for my money along the way. The second is that the market doesn't increase over the next few months, in which I would have done better by not investing until the end of the period if at all. Without knowledge of the future, I can reduce my pricing risk by dollar-cost averaging my investment.
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