In calmer times few will disagree that the time to invest is when it looks the bleakest. Yet, when the times are tough it only looks like it will be worse be before it gets better. It is no different this time. Jason Zweig’s article, “Joe Investor, the markets are all yours now”, points out several great potential opportunities. Opportunities most would have dreamed of only a few months ago.

Those investors that can summon the courage to go against the grain and hold/buy for the long-term do ultimately win the race. No one can say that the market “positively” has bottomed but when bargains exist the individual with the long-term view has the edge.

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