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Investing 101

Busting Investing Myths: Is Investing the Same as Gambling?

“It is usually agreed that casinos should, in the public interest, be inaccessible and expensive. And perhaps the same is true of Stock Exchanges.” — John Maynard Keynes

While he’s remembered for the idea that governments should spend in tough times to offset recessions (called “Keynesianism”), British economist John Maynard Keynes nevertheless had an enviable track record as an investor. Continue reading

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