Is Now the Time to Invest?

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A student recently asked me for investing advice, leading the question with the fact that the resulting condition of the global economies, a function of the COVID-19 pandemic, seemed to have made this time now the most opportune to buy stocks and, presumably, sell them soon for a quick profit.

It was the type of question that was looking more for validation than speculation.