Simply put, the theory behind market timing is to buy near a low and sell near a high. All sorts of algorithms have been developed to help traders determine this vital point but in reality the idea is a mere myth and there is no clear cut formula or pattern that can be used to determine the ideal point to buy or sell a particular stock.
Global markets continued to react to short term newsflow in November. This daily “noise” has been louder than ever in 2018, but a few of the major 2018 themes i.e. Brexit, Trade Wars, Interest Rates, appear to be coming to a head.