Definition of market timer in English:

market timer

Syllabification: mar·ket tim·er

noun

Finance
A person or organization that makes decisions to buy or sell investments based on economic and other factors that might affect the direction of the market.
More example sentences
  • I'm not really a market timer when it comes to entrepreneurship.
  • Because of transactions costs, the market timer will likely adjust less frequently than every day, and setting rebalancing periods to be greater than one day attempts to model this.
  • If short-term investors are moving into and out of funds mostly owned by long-term investors, fund trading costs increase, hurting the majority of investor-owners who are not market timers.

Derivatives

market timing

noun
More example sentences
  • In fact, nearly 60 percent of investors said they were concerned about fee disclosures, compared with 37 percent for market timing or late trading.
  • Alliance says the internal investigation has found instances of market timing and it expects sanctions and fines, and it pledged to pay back shareholders.
  • Their superiors encouraged the activity and ignored 10s of thousands of e-mails from mutual funds alerting them to the market timing.

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