The stock market is looking much less intimidating than it was a couple months ago. Your post traumatic stress is wearing off. You may even be starting to wonder if you should get back in the game. Before you do, check this out. Business Insider put together a comprehensive guide on what to know before you reenter the market. John Carney writes: “If you are thinking about getting back into the markets, now might be the perfect time to avoid many of the errors that trap investors and eat away at any gains in their portfolios.” Some of the guide’s highlights: Engage in “legal” insider trading. Ignore most of your quarterly statement. Don’t attempt to beat the market.
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Ancient organic chemistry.
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