Image credit: Joannes Bemme, “Study of a hand,” drawing, 1813, Rijksmuseum By Jason Zweig | Sept. 11, 2009 11:04 p.m. ET From my perch, what seems to be on top of many people’s minds is whether buy-and-hold is dead. After a decade in which stocks have gone nowhere and at least a quarter-century in which stocks have been...Read More
Why Do Investors Sit Tight in 401(k)s?
Image Credit: Heath Hinegardner By Jason Zweig | Sept. 5, 2009 12:01 a.m. ET There are bears. There are bulls. And there are sitting bulls. These are the legions of 401(k) investors who don’t merely buy and hold; they buy, hold and sit stock-still. Even as the U.S. stock market fell 55% between October 2007 and March 2009, these people barely...Read More