As the markets continue to fluctuate and worry extends beyond your investments, let’s address concerns about long-term investing. While most investors understand that markets go up and down (just look at the last two days), there is a tendency to feel the fear and worry in a decline more than the certainty and excitement of an upturn. That is also fueled by constant market alerts, the 24-hour news cycle, and breaking headlines. This causes investors to think they should leave the market when it is down and get back in when it goes up. However, without a crystal ball, do you know when the market will go up?