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Investment strategies can be used to reduce the risk of getting caught in a bursting investment bubble. Here are a few practical strategies for consideration.

1. Diversify Your Investment Portfolio

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Avoiding an investment bubble is not as easy as it may seem. If it were, investors would take appropriate steps and the bubble would never be created in the first place.

So what can you do to avoid losing a lot of money quickly?  Let us consider some common sense avoidance tips.

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Learning to Spot an Investment Bubble

On 01/07/2010, in Investment Concepts, by Jordan Wilson

Learning how to invest while young is likely the best investment in time you will ever make. You can attempt a variety of strategies on paper. If they succeed, they may be used with real money once you have some to invest. If they do not, you learn a valuable lesson without losing any money.

Today, let us look at ways to practice identifying investment bubbles.  

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Investment Bubbles

On 12/21/2009, in Investment Concepts, by Jordan Wilson

Following on from “Three Common Investment Mistakes” and the impact of behavioural finance on investing, let’s take a quick look at investment bubbles.

Most of you are familiar with the US housing crash over recent years. Some of you may also remember the dot.com craze in the 1990s. Those would be examples of bubbles breaking.

In his very interesting work, The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson lists 5 stages of an investment bubble. The headers are his. The editorializing is all mine. So do not blame Niall.

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