Category Archives: Investment Insights

5 Must-Read Investment Articles

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2016 has been an exciting year at The Stock Market Blueprint.

The blog officially launched in January, and now almost a year later we’ve published over 130 investment articles.

To end the year with a bang, I want to share 5 of the most-read posts from 2016. Take some time during the holidays to refresh your memory or catch up on an article you may have missed.

There’s a lot of investment knowledge in each of these articles so sit back and enjoy. Read more»

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Should You Really Invest in What You Know?

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Warren Buffett has famously said, invest in what you know. This line of thinking is what many have attributed to his foresight to stay out of the internet bubble in the late 1990’s.

Likewise, Peter Lynch is known for having an almost identical mindset. He says, “The best way to invest is to look at companies competing in the field where you work.”

What does it mean to invest in what you know, and is this popular-wisdom good advice for individual investors? Read more»

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Lesson From A Conversation with Benjamin Graham: Part 4

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This is part 4 of a four-part series called Lessons From A Conversation with Benjamin Graham. Click here to read part 1, here to read part 2, and here to read part 3.

Shortly before Benjamin Graham died, he gave an interview reflecting on everything he learned during his 60+ year career. The interview is titled A Conversation with Benjamin Graham by the Financial Analyst JournalGraham’s profound answers offer powerful lessons for investors still to this day. Read more»

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Lessons From A Conversation with Benjamin Graham: Part 3

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This is Part 3 of a multi-part series called Lessons From A Conversation with Benjamin Graham. Click here to read Part 1 and here to read Part 2.

Shortly before Benjamin Graham died, he gave an interview reflecting on everything learned during his 60+ year career. The interview is titled A Conversation with Benjamin Graham by the Financial Analyst JournalGraham’s profound answers offer powerful lessons for investors still to this day.

During the course of Benjamin Graham’s career, he published a vast number of articles, speeches, and reports documenting his investment principles. By far, the most referenced of these publications are two time-tested books, Security Analysis and The Intelligent Investor.

But, none of Graham’s publications are more relevant to individual investors than his last interview. As Daniel Webster famously said, “Wisdom begins at the end.” Read more»

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Lessons From A Conversation With Benjamin Graham: Part 2

a conversation with benjamin graham part 2

This is Part 2 of a multi-part series called Lessons From A Conversation with Benjamin Graham. Click here to read Part 1.

Shortly before Benjamin Graham died, he gave an interview reflecting on all he had learned during his 60+ year career. The interview is titled A Conversation with Benjamin Graham by the Financial Analyst JournalGraham’s profound answers offer powerful lessons for investors still to this day.

During the course of Benjamin Graham’s career, he published a vast number of articles, speeches, and reports documenting his investment principles. By far, the most referenced of these publications are two time-tested books, Security Analysis and The Intelligent Investor.

But, none of Graham’s publications are more relevant to individual investors than his last interview. As Daniel Webster famously said, “Wisdom begins at the end.” Read more»

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