What lessons can long-term investors learn from the results of a four-month stock-picking contest that used imaginary money – and in which two of the best picks were buying stock in an “ugly shoe company” and selling short the stock of a “fake meat producer”? Based on today’s article, quite a few, with the author stating that this contest – carried out by the Wall Street Journal – “has some salient and timeless lessons for investors. Not about stock picking, but rather, how to view your portfolio.” For more, CLICK HERE.
Long-Term Lessons From A Short Stock-Picking Contest
- by Bob Mitchell
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