Getting Mugged by Mr. Market

One of the more interesting, and potentially profitable, exercises is to examine the portfolios of those who have been successful in the past but are struggling or losing money recently.

I'm not interested in gloating, as so many do when others stumble and fall. I just want to examine the portfolio and ask if a person who has been smart for a long time has suddenly gotten stupid, or just gotten mugged by Mr. Market. This happens to us all from time to time, and I have seen even the most brilliant people on the planet crushed by poor timing and too much leverage. When it happens, I find that the portfolios of the fallen often contain stocks that are now ready to perform as originally anticipated....649 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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