Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Ten Stock-Market Myths That Just Won't Die

From the WSJ:
  1. This is a good time to invest in the stock market.
  2. Stocks on average make you about 10% a year.
  3. Our economists are forecasting...
  4. Investing in the stock market lets you participate in the growth of the economy.
  5. If you want to earn higher returns, you have to take more risk.
  6. The market's really cheap right now. The P/E is only about 13.
  7. You can't time the market.
  8. We recommend a diversified portfolio of mutual funds.
  9. This is a stock picker's market.
  10. Stocks outperform over the long term.
Read the full article.

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