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How to Lose 93% of Your Money… And Be Happy About It

How to Lose 93% of Your Money… And Be Happy About It

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured |

Posted by  on Jan. 15, 2018 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured |

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By Jason Zweig | Jan. 12, 2018 9:49 am ET

Imagine losing 80% or more while, all around you, investors are basking in the glory of one of the biggest bull markets in history. Imagine racking up year after year of losses while stocks are going up nearly 400%.

That’s what it’s like to run a short-selling fund that hedges against the risk of a falling stock market….





To read the rest of the column: 

The Wall Street Journal, http://on.wsj.com/2moMBCG


For further reading:


Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor



Learning from the Bear Market of 1973-1974

Buffett and the Bear

What A Bear Market Might Teach Us

Stop Worrying, and Learn to Love the Bear

A (Long) Chat with Peter L. Bernstein

Will You Be Ready When the Stock Market Crashes Again?

When the Stock Market Plunges…Will You Be Brave or Will You Cave?

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