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Quotes: Forecasting Stocks

From JK Galbraith, Harvard Professor and advisor to President Kennedy. “The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.” It’s the same with people forecasting stock prices! Do you have a favourite quote from a famous investor or stock market pundit? We’d love to hear it. Please drop me a message @shaneleonard121...

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Quotes: Limo vs Subway

From Warren Buffett “Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.” So who should be taking advice from whom, eh? Do you have a favourite quote from a famous investor or stock market pundit? We’d love to hear it. Please...

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Quotes: Torturing Data

From a Nobel prize winning economist, Ronald Coase. “If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything”. Well? Shouldn’t we trust our intuition when investing in stocks? Not just run analysis after analysis? Do you have a favourite quote from a famous investor or stock market pundit? We’d love to hear it....

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Quotes: A Baruchian Profit

From the “Lone Wolf of Wall Street”. Baruch was a key advisor to President Roosevelt during World War II. “Nobody ever lost money by taking a profit”. Do you have a favourite quote from a famous investor or stock market pundit? We’d love to hear it. Please drop me a message @shaneleonard121 or the full...

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What to Buy? When to Sell?

Stockbrokers and bankers have access to all the financial data in the world. It’s expensive and comprehensive with Bloomberg and Reuters making $15 billion a year. So it’s tragic that few people tell me their broker gives them great stock ideas. Instead people are reading the papers, searching on blogs, and doing the research themselves....

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Quotes: Lynch's Idiots

From the Master of the Magellan Fund. Go for a business that any idiot can run, because sooner or later, any idiot probably is going to run it. Do you have a favourite quote from a famous investor or stock market pundit? We’d love to hear it. Please drop me a message @shaneleonard121 or the...

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Quotes: Buffett's Rules for Investors

From the Sage of Omaha. Rule One: Never Lose Money. Rule Two: Don’t Forget Rule One. Do you have a favourite quote from a famous investor or stock market pundit? We’d love to hear it. Please drop me a message @shaneleonard121 or the full team @stockflare. Shane Leonard Managing Director Stockflare

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Take Care of Yourself!

I’ve worked for large Wall Street firms since 1996. So I’m pretty immune to the outrage of friends when a bank is fined a few billions dollars. Face up to it. Money just doesn’t have morals. The people who look after our stock portfolios make money from trades. They love holding onto our money, regardless...

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