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Adam Smith: Finding Out Who You Are

Posted by admin on Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Adam Smith Money Quotation saying when learning character flaws (or strengths) it can be expensive to learn them from investment decisions. Adam Smith said:

If you don’t know who you are, the stock market is an expensive place to find out

— Adam Smith

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Larry Page: Zero Million Dollar Problem

Posted by admin on Thursday, January 1, 2015

Larry Page Money Quotation saying If you find an issue that nobody is exploring and believe that it has great potential – that means you have no competition and that increases success. Larry Page said:

You find no one working on it, and you know that zero million dollars are going into that problem
— Larry Page

Janet Yellen: Wealthiest 5% Hold 2/3 Assets

Posted by admin on Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Janet Yellen Financial Assets GraphJanet Yellen Money Quotation saying the richest five percent hold two thirds of financial assets in the United States. Janet Yellen said:Janet Yellen said:

[A] major source of wealth for many families is financial assets, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and private pensions. …the wealthiest 5 percent of households held nearly two-thirds of all such assets in 2013
— Janet Yellen

Craig Holman on Congressional Investment Returns

Posted by admin on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Craig Holman Money Quotation suggesting members of congress could be getting higher returns on investments due to insider information from corporate lobbyists. Craig Holman said:

Congressional stock holders have a greater return on investment than the average American, Either they are geniuses on the stock market or they know something that we don’t. I suspect the latter
— Craig Holman

Archibald MacLeish On Contrary Investors

Posted by admin on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Archibald MacLeish Money Quotation saying investing in opposition to herd mentality is like those thinking for themselves. Archibald MacLeish said:

The contrary investor is every human when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself
— Archibald MacLeish

Bernard Baruch on Premature Selling

Posted by admin on Saturday, July 19, 2014

Bernard Baruch Money Quotation saying investors worry too much about premature sales of assets when the strategy simply works. Bernard Baruch said:

I made my money by selling too soon

— Bernard Baruch

Arnold Bennett on Ingenious Profitability

Posted by admin on Saturday, July 5, 2014

Arnold Bennett Money Quotation saying entrepreneurial spirit and a bit of backing cash can be more valuable than big money and weak ideas. Arnold Bennett said:

Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity — Arnold Bennett

Harry Gordon Selfridge on Marketing Dollars

Posted by admin on Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Harry Gordon Selfridge Money Quotation saying customers will buy only after their imagination has been stimulated. Harry Gordon Selfridge said:

Excite the mind, and the hand will reach for the pocket

— Harry Gordon Selfridge

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