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Pull out half my portfolio in October and DCA it back in starting end of November? Election is going to be so unpredictable

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Creative, but I think you’re overthinking it if you’re a long term investor.

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Agree, don’t time the market

It could also go the other way and you miss great gains.

What’s the point of your investments? If it’s long term growth, I wouldn’t touch it. You’re creating taxable events as well which you should try to avoid as much as possible.

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I'm staying in for the gains and just 'hope' if there is a huge crash then hopefully at least break even or small loss. Otherwise get those gains. Made 15% in June with some big bad bets that I should have been smarter about. Would have made 25% otherwise.

If you aren't comfortable with the "risk" and it'll give you peace of mind, then you should. I pulled most of my investments out because I'm planning to buy a house within the next year and would prefer to have more liquid assets. The market isn't going anywhere but it is nearly impossible to time it.

Just leave it.

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