5. Why Conventional Investment Advice Ensures Mediocre Results

Much of what the typical investor knows and believes about investing in the stock market is just plain wrong. Some of the general concepts such as "Buy low, sell high" and "Buy stocks that are fundamentally cheap" are logically indisputable, but most folks really have no idea how to apply such principles in a manner that will make them money.

The problem lies in the fact that the primary sources of investment information are two groups with priorities and agendas that simply don't align with those of individual investors. We don't receive information that helps us outperform the market because most of the people and entities who claim to provide it aren't even aware of what it is ...

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