There was an article about the important of “Market Timing vs Time in The Market “ by Mr. Goh Eng Yeow,Senior Correspondent ,The Straits Times on 20th Aug and you may find the detail as below :

Beating the investment pros at their game

This is a never ending argument or debate on which is more important ie Timing or Time In the Market , and from most of the articles you read, you may find that most of them are more inclined towards “Time in the Market “ rather than Timing the Market.

Articles as below ….

Buy-And-Hold Investing Vs. Market Timing ( From Investopedia )

Time in the Market vs. Timing the Market ( From Monetips.com)

Why Market Timing Never Works ( From Time.com)

What the numbers show us that “time in the market” trumps “timing the market” year in and year out and rather than picking a stock for a short period of time hoping for a pop and quick return…