Friday, January 30, 2009

Trading Wisdom Not Heard Often

  • Buy from the scared, sell to the greedy.
  • Buy their pain, not their gain.
  • Successful traders are quick to change their minds and have little pride of opinion.
  • I made my money because I always got out too soon. (Bernard Baruch)
  • Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. It can't be done except by liars. (Bernard Baruch)
  • Throughout all my years of investing I've found that the big money was never made in the buying or the selling. The big money was made in the waiting. (Jesse Livermore)
  • The faster a stock has climbed, the quicker it will fall.
  • The more certain the crowd is, the surer it is to be wrong. (Menschel)
  • Bear markets begin in good times. Bull markets begin in bad times
  • Never confuse genius with a bull market.
  • Always sell what shows you a loss and keep what shows you a profit

2 comments:

thespaw said...

Stellar advice.
We should have a small book of these somewhere.

Stewie said...

100% agree.

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