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Investing Lessons from Professional Investors
Thanks to Zerodha and many other low-cost fintech brokerages, investing in stocks has never been easier. Further, social media-frenzied millennials are grabbing the opportunity of investing in stocks with both hands. Why not, quite a few of our known peers or family members have made lots of money on stock markets over the last year.;
Over the last few months, I had quite a few such conversations with friends considering to go full-time traders or investing money for overnight gains. I can empathize with such thoughts as I have considered doing the same thing during the major bull run of 2007. I made quite a few mistakes as a novice investor those days. During bull markets, I suppose we all get carried away with our success, attributing it to our superior qualities when, in reality, it's just the market cycle.
Fortunately, I also got the opportunity to work for a professional fund management firm, where I gained insight into how professional private investors think about investing. I attempted to describe my important takeaways in the hopes of assisting novice investors.
Stick to your area of competence
Always stick to your Investment Strategy at all times
Diversify your bets
Stay the course, don’t get distracted
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Author: Ravinder Voomidisingh
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