Image Credit: Attributed to Francois Boucher, “Poetry” (18th century), The Frick Collection via Wikimedia Commons
By Jason Zweig | July 6, 2018 7:00 am ET
Buy low, sell high,
Trees don’t grow to the sky.
Buy right and hold tight,
Sell in May and go away.
As January goes, so goes the year.
Buy the rumor, sell the news,
Buy the dips, sell the rips,
Buy on the cannons, sell on the trumpets.
Don’t fight the tape.
Don’t fight the Fed.
The trend is your friend….
To read the rest of the column:
The Wall Street Journal, https://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2018/07/06/i-found-wall-streets-platitude-poem/
For further reading:
Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain
Jason Zweig, The Devil’s Financial Dictionary
Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor
Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money