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What keeps me going

  By ROBIN POWELL   When my Regis Media colleagues and I started producing content for financial advice firms, one of our first clients was Chas Boinske, President of Independence Advisors in Pennsylvania. As well as working together, we’ve become good friends over the years, and I’m full of admiration for the work that...

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Why most Robinhood traders earn lousy returns

    By LARRY SWEDROE   Behavioural finance professors Brad Barber and Terrance Odean have done extensive research on the performance and habits of individual investors. Among their findings is that, on average, individual investors lose money from trading — and not all...

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Practising what you preach

  By NICK MAGGIULLI   There’s a bit of an issue I have noticed among personal finance experts. Many of them have become wealthy by selling advice to others rather than by using their own advice. It is a rich irony (pun intended)...

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StockTok — a backwards step for financial education

    Some call it StockTok, others FinTok. But whatever you choose to call it, the rise of Generation’s Z’s version of #FinTwit is a cause for alarm. Of course, there’s sensible advice on there if you look hard enough. But, the focus...

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Another sign that market efficiency is increasing?

  By JOACHIM KLEMENT   Much to the chagrin of value and contrarian investors everywhere, markets in the Western world have increasingly been dominated by momentum effect. It seems sometimes as if momentum investing is the only way to beat the market these...

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Should investors be optimists or pessimists?

To be a successful long-term investor you need the right balance of both pessimism and optimism.

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The only way to be a buy-and-hold investor

  This tale is part of  LARRY SWEDROE’s Investor Tales series. Like all the tales, unless otherwise specified, they are hypothetical examples designed to educate the reader on investment principles.   In early 2000, Cathy called Brenda to invite her to an investment...

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