Focusing on Income Growth

It has been an exceptionally noisy and busy week for investors. The talking heads and Internet pundits have been in overdrive predicting various ominous outcomes or miraculous recoveries. Neither has exactly occurred as of yet, although volatility has picked up quite a bit. The headliners have been out in force calling bottoms and picking stocks with great abandon -- and usually at great cost to the wallet of anyone who is listening to them.

When we get into these high-news/low-value periods, I try to keep my head down and wait for something to actually happen. If the bulls win, the stocks I currently own will go up and I can sell those that become overvalued. If the bears turn out to be right, some inventory will be created and I can buy some safe and cheap stocks. I try to use the principle of "react, don't predict" to keep this as close to a win-win endeavor as possible....540 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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