Reasons To Sell

“If a picture paints a thousand words….” –Bread (song from 1971)


It’s true. Oftentimes a graphic illustration conveys a stronger message than words. If you have any doubts, check out this chart of reasons to sell going back to market lows in March 2009 right up to the present. Reasons To Sell

Think there were enough reasons to want to sell during this timeframe? The market truly does climb a wall of worry. In spite of all these reasons to sell, notice the up trending slope of the line. In fact, the S&P 500 was up 495% from the March 2009 lows.

There’s always some type of crisis going on and reasons not to invest. This has not worked out well for investors who succumbed to this fear.