Investor Types to Avoid
Editor's note: This is the continuation of a special collection of previously published investing lessons from RealMoney contributor and market strategist Barry Ritholtz.
Has this ever happened to you? You've been waiting to deploy some fresh capital . You've done your homework -- checked the charts , looked over the fundamentals . You are ready to make a buy.
But moments before you pull the trigger, someone casually mentions something negative about this new target. It could be a coworker or some talking head on TV. Regardless, you hesitate, decide to do some more research, just to be sure... and the next thing you know, your stock pick is off to the races -- without you.
All you can think is, thanks for nothing, buddy.
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