We also share an article on understanding why timing the market or trying to outsmart it is certainly an effort made in vain.
"Over the course of a summer, it’s not unusual for the stock market to be a topic of conversation at barbeques or other social gatherings.
A neighbor or relative might ask about which investments are good at the moment. The lure of getting in at the right time or avoiding the next downturn may tempt even disciplined, long-term investors. The reality of successfully timing markets, however, isn’t as straightforward as it sounds."