Bear Market Missed #1 in 2007 to 2009High = 1576.09 Low = 666.79Decline = 909.30 or 57.7% !!!Bear Market Missed #2 in 2011:High = 1370.58 - Low = 1074.77Decline = 295.81 or 21.6%
You have to chuckle that he calls his newsletter "Marketimer" when he has been 100% in equities for the last nine years without raising any cash for the "Great Recession" that was a bear market over 50%. He had another chance last year to raise cash before another bear market but he rode that one out too.
Brinker should change the name of his newsletter to "Buy_And_Holder."
To Bob Brinker's credit, the markets are not that far from their all time highs but how many stuck with him and his multiple "buy signals" as the market plunged between the top in 2007 and mid 2009 when he started to give buy signals again after stopping near the lows?