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Why investors need to feel happy doing nothing

By Sam Instone - June 08, 2018

It’s deeply ingrained in the human psyche that taking action is a positive thing.

And in many cases, it is.

But successful investing means doing exactly the opposite.

Even if that feels wrong.

In this video, Barry Ritzholtz, one of the most popular investment bloggers in the United States, explains why investors need to start thinking in terms of decades.

Not weeks and months.

Why does our psychology work against us?

Particularly in capital markets?

What can we learn from the evidence presented in this video?

Successful investors are simply less active.

Their holding periods are longer.

They ignore the “noise”.

The biggest enemy of an investor?


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