Being Like Buffett: It's Not in the Timing

At some point, many early investors look at themselves and think, "I'm going to be the next Warren Buffett." Seasoned professionals immediately run through a list of all the people who have said something similar to them. There's an irony in these two thoughts that I find intriguing and it all boils down to interpretation. 

Let's face it, nobody you or I know is likely to become the next Warren Buffett. Investors like him come along every few decades. The world has evolved into algorithms, trades in fractions of a second, instant gratification and momentum. At some point, the pendulum may swing back. Strike that, it will swing back, but I believe the value swing portion of the movement is becoming shorter. That makes timing incredibly difficult, and timing has been one thing Buffett cares little about, and therein lies the rub....485 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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