A good company usually increases its dividend every year. You can lose money in a very short time but it takes a long time to make money. The stock market really isn’t a gamble, as long as you pick good companies that you think will do well, and not just because of the stock price. You can make a lot of money from the stock market, but then again you can also lose money, as we proved. You have to research the company before you put your money into it. When you invest in the stock market you should always diversify. You should invest in several stocks because out of every five you pick one will...
The NAIC also publishes a monthly magazine, Better Investing, which recommends stocks in promising growth companies and provides regular updates on their status. For further information, write to the organization at P.O. Box 220, Royal Oak, MI 48068, or call (313) 543–0612.
In dieting and in stocks, it is the gut and not the head that determines the results. In the case of mutual
Professional investors are missing the point. They’re scrambling to buy services like Bridge, Shark, Bloomberg, First Call, Market Watch, and Reuters to find out what all the other professional investors are doing when they ought to be spending more time at the mall. A pile of software isn’t worth a damn if you haven’t done your basic homework on the companies. Trust me, Warren Buffett doesn’t use this stuff.
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