Financial Analysts Journal
Certain things said or done in our industry or said about our industry that have bugged me for years. These 10, which bother me the most, are held together by only three characteristics: (1) They are about investing or finance in general, (2) I believe they are commonly held and often-repeated beliefs, and (3) I think they are wrong or misleading and they hurt investors.
I am not so arrogant that I dismiss the idea that I also have some crazy notions that might make another’s list of peeves and that I could benefit from reading it. Also, although I will admit to nothing, I have certainly made some of these mistakes, and whatever lessons I’ve learned have often come from experience — not before-the-fact superior reasoning.
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