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You're Stock-Savvy, After All Comments

  • By Claire Poole
  • May 28, 2009

cultivateAre you managing your investments, or merely hoping your portfolio manager/father/husband/boyfriend has your best interests in mind? Turns out, you might be the best one for the job.

 

Several studies have shown than women are consistently better investors than men, mostly because we seek balance in our portfolios with stocks of companies we can understand and pick security over risk. Women also do more research, trade less frequently and dump losing stocks quicker than men do.

 

So what should you invest in? As renowned stock picker Peter Lynch used to preach, pick stocks of companies you know. Do you get your staples at Costco? Buy all your books on Amazon? Trust Whole Foods Market? Couldn't live without your iPhone? Start there. Read more in this Wall Street Journal article posted on Mother's Day: For Mother's Day, Give Her Reins to the Portfolio

 

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