Many individual investors have seen their portfolios devastated, despite having followed the advice of “experts.” They are left wondering, “What went wrong?”
As you may have already guessed, the answer is that following the advice of “future tellers” disguised as investment pros is the wrong strategy. As Jim Cramer once famously said to Jon Stewart of The Daily Show, “I got a lot wrong.”
Investment legend Warren Buffett put it this way: “A prediction about the direction of the stock market tells you nothing about where stocks are headed, but a whole lot about the person doing the predicting.”
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