Pragmatic Capitalism

Practical Views on Money & Finance

Barry’s Rules

Barry Ritholtz had a nice piece in the Washington Post detailing his 12 rules of investing.   It’s a nice addition to our list here.

1. Cut your losers short, and let your winners run.

2. Avoid predictions and forecasts

3. Understand crowd behavior.

4. Think like a contrarian.

5. Asset allocation is crucial.

6. Decide if you are an active or passive investor.

7. Understand your own psychological make up.

8. Admit when you are wrong.

9. Understand the cycles of the financial world.

10. Be intellectually curious.

11. Reduce investing friction.

12. There is no free lunch.



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Cullen Roche

Cullen Roche

Mr. Roche is the Founder of Orcam Financial Group, LLC. Orcam is a financial services firm offering asset management, private advisory, institutional consulting and educational services. He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance and Understanding the Modern Monetary System.

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