Connect These Dots to Try to Improve Your Returns

Sometimes it’s necessary to piece together seemingly unrelated news items to come up with an intelligent, evidence-based plan for investing. This was definitely one of those weeks.

Here are three such news items. By connecting the dots, you may be able to improve your returns:

Dot No. 1: The odds against picking “winners.” Recently, an investor explained to me his process for selecting “winning” stocks. He buys stocks when “those he respects” tell him it’s a good idea to do so. I asked him whether there was any peer-reviewed support for his system. He looked at me blankly.

Read the rest of the article on US News.