cash is king


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cash is king

A catchphrase for financial advice that cautions against investing when prices on the stock market are too high, and instead recommends keeping one's money in cash. Primarily heard in US. My stockbroker told me that cash is king right now, so I wouldn't invest if I were you.
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Cash is king.

Prov. It is best to keep one's investment money in cash. (Said when the prices in the securities markets are too high. It is better to build up cash and wait for a break in the market.) Things look a little pricey now. I'd say that cash is king for the moment. I'm holding a little cash for a little bottom fishing, but I wouldn't say that cash is king.
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Cash is king

sent. It is best to keep one’s investment money in cash. (Said when the prices in the securities market are too high. It is better to build up cash and wait for a break in the market.) Things look a little pricey now. I’d say that cash is king for the moment.
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