Joer the boxing analogy was right on!! Good Luck!
MnD wrote:I consider it serious money, more serious than funds actually, because if you get sloppy with your stock picks it can matter a great deal.
MnD wrote:HomerJ wrote:Buying a few individual bonds at par is genuinely uncompensated risk. At best you'll get the coupon and your money back. At worst you'll lose everything.
“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
JoMoney wrote:I'm intrigued by this comment, are you suggesting that you hope to actively manage your way to riches, and THEN you'll passively invest in the market?
mptness wrote:You must have convinced yourself to forget about individual stocks by now. Most of us were convinced before the end of page one.
donall wrote:Do you really want to spend your time reading potash reports?
HomerJ wrote:joer1212 wrote:but still I wonder why there is a considerable minority of investors who can cherry pick winning stocks fairly consistently?
I wonder why you believe this to be true?