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Invest Better Than the Pros?

On 02/13/2013, in Investment Concepts, by Jordan Wilson

In “Want to Invest Like a Pro?” we looked at attributes of successful professional investors.

I definitely believe one can learn a lot by watching how the pros invest. Nevertheless, I stated that following the professionals was “maybe a good plan, maybe not.”

This example nicely sums up that statement.

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Benjamin Graham Investing Principles

On 03/14/2012, in Investment Strategies, by Jordan Wilson

I mentioned Benjamin Graham in “Mistakes of Warren Buffett” and recommended his book, “The Intelligent Investor”.

Benjamin Graham mentored Warren Buffet and is considered the founder of value investing.

Today, a quick summary on Benjamin Graham and his three key principles for value investing. While they may not turn you into the next Warren Buffett, these investment tips will make you a better investor. 

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Pros and Cons of Investment Professionals

On 10/13/2010, in Mutual Funds, by Jordan Wilson

I believe that non-professional investors should not normally compete with professionals.

In some ways, I view it as competing against Tiger Woods on the golf course. Unless you have the same skills, it is difficult.

The professionals have an unfair advantage over the amateurs and it is not wise to try and beat them in picking investments.  

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