(This article previously appeared on RealDealRetirement.com.)
It’s been easy to score big gains in stocks the past few years. But if the recent turmoil in the market continues, you’re going to need more than luck to succeed.
When the market delivers outsize performance, as it has in recent years, many investors mistakenly attribute their success to investing prowess when they’re actually only riding the crest of a bull market. Market pros have a term for such people: “bull market geniuses.”
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