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Stock Market Myths Exposed

InvestorEducation / Learning to Invest Dec 21, 2009 - 04:21 PM GMT

By: EWI

InvestorEducation

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleFree 33-page Investment eBook: Our friends over at Elliott Wave International have just released a brand-new ebook to help you sell and fold bad investment advice forever. EWI's 33-page Market Myths Exposed eBook takes the 10 most dangerous investment myths head on and exposes the truth about each in a way every investor can understand. Please learn more about the 33-page Market Myths Exposed eBook, and download your copy now.


Greetings investor,

You've no doubt heard the old mantras "stocks for the long haul," "diversify," "buy and hold."

Investment gurus worldwide repeat them daily ad naseum. But are they really wise investment strategies for ALL markets as advertised? Can any piece of advice that's so simple yet so vague be of use to you as an investor?

Anyone who diversified their portfolios across several stocks, bonds and commodities over the past three years knows that diversification is no foolproof way to profit. The same goes for anyone who decided to buy and hold the S&P index 10 years ago -- they're 20% down even after the recent rally. Many individual stocks and commodities have performed much worse.

During the mania, when the trend was almost always up, virtually anything had a good chance to go higher. Investors ignored real safe-investment advice, because there was always someone lucking into a moon shot during the insanity. The S&P index itself – followed by the NASDAQ and other futures markets – sat at the center of the mania, and simply being in an index back then often outperformed other popular strategies. That's all over with now.

Our friends over at Elliott Wave International have just released a brand-new ebook to help you sell and fold bad investment advice for forever. EWI's 33-page Market Myths Exposed eBook takes the 10 most dangerous investment myths head on and exposes the truth about each in a way every investor can understand.

You will uncover important myths about the safety of your bank deposits, earnings reports, investing in bubbles, small stocks, inflation and deflation, speculation and more.

  • Myth 1: Earnings Drive Stock Prices
  • Myth 5: To Do Well Investing, You Have to Diversify
  • Myth 6: The FDIC Can Protect Your Bank Deposits
  • Myth 8: Bubbles Can Unwind Slowly

Please learn more about the 33-page Market Myths Exposed eBook, and download your copy now.

Warm holiday regards,

About the Publisher, Elliott Wave International

Founded in 1979 by Robert R. Prechter Jr., Elliott Wave International (EWI) is the world's largest market forecasting firm. Its staff of full-time analysts provides 24-hour-a-day market analysis to institutional and private investors around the world.


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