20 Tips about Long Term Investing

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A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, 'At my age, I don't even buy green bananas.'
It is often said that the Indian who sold Manhattan Island in 1626 for $24 was rooked by the white man. In fact he may have been an extremely sharp...
Yes, investing gurus say that people in certain age brackets should have their portfolios allocated a certain way, but if you can't sleep at night...
A follower of the long-term, buy-and-hold strategy knows that short-term problems will barely be a blip on the chart when taking a 20-30 year horizon....
The investor cannot pinpoint just how much per share a particular company will earn two years from now. As a matter of fact, the company's top...
So what if a drop in the market brings your investments down 15%? If you don't sell, you won't lose anything. The market is cyclical, and in the long...
Short term investors need to be right about what and when. Long term investors only need to be right about what.
We will continue to ignore political and economic forecasts which are an expensive distraction for many investors and businessmen. Thirty years ago,...
The real key to investing before, during and after a recession is to keep an eye on the big picture, as opposed to trying to time your way in and out...
Consider the macroeconomic issues of a recession and how they affect capital markets. When a recession hits, companies slow down business investment,...
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