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Jump In! The Water’s Always Warm

Jeff Holland - Jump In! The Water’s Always Warm

It’s all a matter of perspective. Most people wait for a “good reason” to get into the stock market. They want a shortcut  — or better yet, a crystal ball. The truth is that there’s always a good reason to invest now, because everyday stocks have an expected rate of return. With this mindset, you’re always in. You just have to stay in at all times, and you will get the returns.

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You Can’t Buy the Past (Performance)

You Can’t Buy the Past (Performance) by Jeff HollandMost investors are buying based on past performance thinking that the future will replicate the past. Take for example, cryptocurrency: Bitcoin wasn’t very appealing to the masses at $1 in recent years, but when it started trading in the 5,000 -10,000 range it attracted many new entrants. The new entrants are most likely buying because they think the future will mimic the past. Continue reading