39 Tips about Emotions

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The true investor welcomes volatility. Ben Graham explained why in Chapter 8 of The Intelligent Investor. There he introduced "Mr. Market," an...
Patience: Your account balance is lower than it was last quarter, so you overhaul your investment strategy before taking advantage of your current...
Be Your Own Advisor: The market news gets bleaker every day - now you're paralyzed with fear! The lesson: Market news has to be interpreted relative...
There is nothing like a market correction or a general upswing to change perfectly normal investors into fanatics who have market updates text...
In making judgments about the level of stock prices, the most likely "anchor" will be the level of recent prices. In other words, the market is...
An investor will succeed by coupling good business judgment with an ability to insulate his thoughts and behavior from the super-contagious emotions...
The most common cause of low prices is pessimism -- sometimes pervasive, sometimes specific to a company or industry. We want to do business in such...
Volatility whipsaws an investor's emotions. The more you can control volatility, the more likely you are to avoid making investment mistakes caused by...
Self control means controlling emotions. There is not much to say in regards to self control, as it is fairly self-explanatory. Not being able to...
When you have a stock that's performing the way you want it to, one of the hardest things to do can be getting out. Selling a booming stock seems...
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