There’s something crazy about investing in stocks.
I used to trade mining and other resource stocks many years ago. It’s a tough industry because those companies are like “burning matches.”
You have to buy startups with the potential to be bought out by major oil and gas producers and… lots of startups fail so… you end up losing a lot of money trying to find the right company.
WHich is what I did (lose money, I mean).
It (eventually) dawned on me that buying stocks like that wasn’t really investing. It was speculating.
Years later, I learned that only about 4% of all stocks for sale on the market are responsible for all the profits investors have received since 1926.
Even when you buy stocks for the long-term… most stock buys are speculative because most businesses are speculative… especially today’s businesses.
The tech industry is probably more so than any other.
No one really knows which startup companies and products will win out over the long-term.
So… what can you do to make sure your investing stratgy pans out?
I cover that in the investing section of my new life insurance buyer’s guide… which you can read, here: