Rules of the Game: A Foray to the 200-Day

Lately I've been writing lately about my conversion from a trader with a short time frame to an investor with a longer horizon. When I was getting educated as a trader, the term "buy and hold" was used in a derisive, mocking manner, and applied (inaccurately) to anybody who held through mild pullbacks, rather than exiting in a panic.

I've come to believe that the core of a portfolio should consist of low-cost ETFs, pegged to more or less plain vanilla indices. In other words, there should be no inverse or leveraged instruments, and no indices concocted by an ETF company's marketing department....412 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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