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By Jason Zweig | Updated March 10, 2020 7:25 am ET


Forget about what the stock market is going to do. Instead, focus on what you, as an investor, ought to do.

That advice from Benjamin Graham, the great investment analyst and Warren Buffett’s mentor, can help you navigate the market’s latest storm. Should you jettison some stock or stay the course? How should you act now to reduce the odds that you will kick yourself later for taking too much risk or too little? A few of Graham’s guidelines can help you know yourself and act accordingly.

In his writings, including the classic book after which this column is named, Graham laid out basic distinctions that should guide your behavior.


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For further reading:


Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor

Jason Zweig,The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money


Articles and other resources:

A Rediscovered Masterpiece by Benjamin Graham

A Note on Benjamin Graham

Are You an Investor or a Speculator? (Part One)

Are You an Investor or a Speculator? (Part Two)