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3 Essential Investment Rules

On 04/09/2013, in Investment Strategies, by Jordan Wilson

StreetAuthority looks at three essential investment rules of master investor, Peter Lynch.

Excellent investment advice for those wishing to invest in individual equities.

Unfortunately, I do not know any non-professional investors who could actually follow two of the three keys. Ah, the joys of investment advice.

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Investment Analyst Reports

On 04/07/2013, in Equities, Investment Concepts, by Jordan Wilson

I do not believe small investors should invest in individual stocks.

Limited capital makes it difficult to diversify portfolios and increases transaction costs.

Smaller investors typically lack the investment expertise, experience, and tools to successfully analyze stocks or time markets.

Stick with low-cost, well-diversified exchange traded and open-ended index mutual funds.

The reality though is that many smaller investors do invest in individual stocks. A high percentage rely on analyst reports to help them select which equities to buy.

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Growth Investing

On 09/13/2010, in Investment Strategies, by Jordan Wilson

Following a growth strategy is another common method of investing in equities. You will also see many mutual funds that utilize this style.

Today we will take a look at growth investing.

What it is. How it compares to value investing. And some areas to watch out for when trading in growth stocks.

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Value Investing

On 08/27/2010, in Equities, Investment Strategies, by Jordan Wilson

Equities are often viewed through the prism of being either value or growth stocks.

This is especially true when reviewing different investment styles for equity funds.

Today we will take a look at value investing.

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Nonsystematic and Systematic Risk

On 05/18/2010, in Investment Concepts, by Jordan Wilson

When making investment decisions, one should always perform both quantitative and qualitative analysis.

By investment decisions, I include financial instruments such as stocks and bonds. But it also refers to any decisions you make when operating a business.

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