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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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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
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