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Quick Reads: Successful Investor Traits

This is the first of a series of ‘Quick Reads’ posts, where I will post very short summaries or quotes from recent news or other investor articles.

Inspiration: Mark Sellers (Sellers Capital) – Speech to Harvard MBA graduates
  1. Ability to buy stocks while others panic

  2. Ability to sell stocks while others are euphoric

  3. Obsessive about investing, but patient

  4. Willingness to learn from past mistakes

  5. Discipline to avoid repeating past mistakes

  6. Possess an inherent sense of risk based on common sense

  7. Be able to have confidence and hold conviction in your investment decisions

  8. Ability to write concisely

Download the full speech here.

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