Why Cash Can Be the Riskiest Asset of All

I have mentioned on this blog before that timing the market can be costly “Why Timing the Market Can Be Very Costly” and why it is better to stay invested rather than trying to time the markets “Staying Invested Vs Timing the Markets”.

In this Moneyweb article, Patrick Cairns argues that cash can be the riskiest asset of all because one needs to be exposed to higher growth assets such as equities and listed property in order to produce inflation beating returns “Why Cash Can Be the Riskiest Asset of All”.