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Short Course On Investments Episode 16: Final Tips On Investing

Last update on Aug. 4, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 16, I give some advice about what to do, and what not to do once you've invested. I then finish the series with some closing remarks.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi, and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 16th and final episode of the short course on investments.

In this episode, I’d like to share some practical tips on investing.

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Reason #2 Why Markets Are Not Efficient: People Are Emotional

Last update on Sept. 19, 2013.

 

The 'Efficient Market Hypothesis' (EMH) is like a religion. Believing in it has a dramatic influence on the way you actually invest. Plenty of financial advisors believe in EMH, which makes this subject very relevant for us. In this series, we discuss what EMH is, why it's wrong and why that matters.

In part 3, I raised the first real objection to EMH, which is that people often act stupid when it comes to investing. In this installment, I launch a second volley against the EMH. I can summarize today's argument in this single sentence:

People act ...

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