10 critical investing lessons I wish I could teach my younger self - Deepstash

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Stock prices & business profits are not at all linked in the short-term, but they are 100% linked in the long-term

Watch the business, not the stock

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It's a FAR bigger mistake to sell a mega-winner early than it is to hold a mega-loser too long.

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Compounding pays off the most in the out-years

Optimize for longevity first, everything else second

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In the beginning, focus the vast majority of your effort on boosting your income & savings rate

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Analysis paralysis is real

Once you know enough, decide.

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The P/E ratio is only useful when a company is fully optimized for profits (stage 4)

It's most deceiving in stages 3 & 5

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If you rarely sell, your portfolio will concentrate itself

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Invest with CEOs that under-promise and over-deliver

Avoid CEOs that do the inverse

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Stop-loss orders should really be called Stop-Compounding Orders

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"Do nothing" is almost always the right move.

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CURATED BY

ashish7

Dreamer ☀️

CURATOR'S NOTE

I've been investing for 18+ years I've made TONS of mistakes along the way here are 10 critical investing lessons I wish I could teach my younger self:

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