A recent Bloomberg article addresses the question of whether to “push the sell button on winning trades,” given that the global economy has entered the late stages of the current cycle. According to JPMorgan, the article reports, investors shouldn’t be in a rush.

JPMorgan: Late Cycle Can Bring Big Gains

In a recent note, JPMorgan global market strategist Samantha Azzarello wrote, “Indeed, this ‘late stage’ could be long, sticky and drawn out, just like the broader cycle. Calling the end would be a fool’s errand and could result in missed opportunities.” Using returns going back to 1973, Azzarello calculated that investors leaving the market two years before a peak have given up about 45% in upside, or an average of 14% if exiting six months before a peak.

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