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Top Investing Mistakes

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people make as I see it.  Well I consolidated all of my past posts into one and added my final point.   It’s a bit long but here it is: 1. Investing Against the Trend 2. Holding Stocks Too Long or Too Short 3. Using Too Much Leverage to Trade 4. Investing Based on Past Trend and Performance With Confidence 5. Giving Up Investing Against The Trend One of the biggest mistakes I’ve made that led to big losses is betting against the trend.  When I first started investing before this whole crash happened, the market was trending up, and I was successful with it.  Stocks were going up, mutual funds were going up, and IPOs almost ...
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top investing mistakes - using too much leverage to trade
One beauty of the investing market is the ability to borrow money from your broker at a reasonable rate and trade stocks with the money you normally wouldn’t have.  For example, if you put $30,000 into a “margin account” with broker X, you actually may gain the ability to trade $50,000 worth of stocks by borrowing money from the broker and pay certain interests. While margin accounts provide investors with an additional boost to their investing power and may help profit much more than otherwise, margins can also be extremely dangerous and can put investors at a disadvantage. The real danger is not necessary the fact that you’re ... market research, surveys and trends
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blogged about his top investing mistakes and challenged other bloggers to do the same. Over the years, I’ve committed my share of mistakes and have frequently blogged about them. Regular readers know of blunders such as having too much tied up in employer stock or buying into labour-sponsored funds for the “tax savings” . Still, it wasn’t difficult to come up with this list: Chasing Performance : At one time, my portfolio held one venture capital fund, one Science and Technology Mutual Fund, Yahoo! (YHOO), JDS-Uniphase (JDSU), Nortel Networks (NT), Millennium Pharmaceuticals (MLNM), Intel (INTC) and TD ... market research, surveys and trends

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Letter to an Investor as a Young Man
Long-term investing can be very profitable, but few people reap anywhere near the maximum investment benefits possible because they make mistakes -- both of commission and omission. As a result, most people's retirements will not be as comfortable as they had hoped. Nobody knows that better than me; I’ve had more than my fair share of investment regrets. As my hero Dennis the Menace once said: "How come dumb stuff seems so smart while you’re doing it?" I’m not sure of the answer, but I think most of my investment mistakes have boiled down to four causes: (1) ego; (2) laziness; (3) recklessness; ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
4 ways to overcome emotional investing
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top investing mistakes: 1. Not setting clear goals. The "why" of your investing is almost, if not the most, important question to ask ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Household Investment Mistakes*. Laurent E. Calvet, John Y. Campbell and Paolo ...... the top decile resulting from large undiversified Swedish portfolios. ...
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F (one extra) Not having a written plan (know when & why you get into an investment.... and know the triggers on when you'd or why you'd get out). There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . Lending money to a drug addicted or spend way too much money on your credit card so you can't refund it. Stay away from credit card. Michael, In my opinion there are several mistakes a person can make. 1. Failing to budget his income and expenses. 2. Failing to put aside money for a unexpected expenses. For example, you know that your ...
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In any market environment, some funds have produced phenomenal returns. Unfortunately, too often last year’s best performers can be this year’s laggards. Mutual funds that consistently perform well, year in and year out, tend to end up in the top 10% over time. Acting on intuition and hunches. No one can consistently forecast market trends. Develop a consistent, disciplined approach and stick to it. Over-diversifying. Often it makes sense to buy two or three mutual funds and obtain instant cost-effective diversification. Investors who own dozens of mutual funds would do better by buying a low-cost index fund. Selling ...