Tips by Peter Lynch

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Peter's Investing Principles:1. When the operas outnumber the football games three to zero, you know there is something wrong with your life....
The list of qualities [an investor should have] includes patience, self reliance, common sense, a tolerance for pain, open mindedness, detachment,...
A quick way to tell if a stock is overpriced is to compare the price line to the earnings line. If you bought familiar growth companies when the stock...
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Just because you buy a stock and it goes up does not mean you are right. Just because you buy a stock and it goes down does not mean you are wrong.
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A foolish diversity is the hobgoblin of small investors.
There are 60,000 economists in the U.S., many of them employed full-time trying to forecast recessions and interest rates, and if they could do it...
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Whoever imagines that the average Wall Street professional is looking for reasons to buy exciting stocks hasn't spent much time on Wall Street. The...
Never invest in any idea you can't illustrate with a crayon.
If you know why you bought a stock in the first place, you'll automatically have a better idea of when to say goodbye to it.
In stocks you've got the company's growth on your side. You're a partner in a prosperous and expanding business. In bonds, you're nothing more than...
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