Rules for investment success

I can summarize my message by recalling the famous advice of Will Rogers. “Don’t gamble,” he said. “Buy some good stock. Hold it until it goes up… and then sell it. If it doesn’t grow, don’t buy it!” There is as much wisdom as humor in this remark. Success in the stock market is based on the principle of …

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Investment history

While the concept of investing has existed for thousands of years, investing in its current form can trace its roots to the period between the 17th and 18th centuries, when the development of the first public markets connected investors to investment opportunities. The Amsterdam Stock Exchange was founded in 1787, followed by the New York …

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What is investment? Investment, broadly speaking, is putting money to work in some kind of project or activity for a period of time to generate a positive return. It is the act of allocating resources, usually capital (i.e. money), with the expectation of generating income, profit or gain. A person can invest in many types …

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