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Debunking 5 Myths of Stock Investing

In Articles on July 9, 2011 at 3:52 am

Greed, hope and fear are the emotional market factors that cannot be hedged away. Markets are tough and studies have shown that 95% of traders lost money. Superstar hedge fund managers are ephemeral. What does that tell you about being invested in the market? Nevertheless, if we could rein in our emotions, avoid “irrational exuberance” like buying at the top and selling at the dip, and maintain our disciplined, structured approach towards investing or trading, we may be classified in the elite 5% (at least temporarily, as I view the stock market as one giant deux ex machina).

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