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The Financial Times Guide to Using the Financial Pages, 6th Edition by Mr. Romesh Vaitilingam

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Investors

“To avoid having all your eggs in the wrong basket at the wrong time, every investor should diversify.

Sir John Templeton

“Remember that time is money.

Benjamin Franklin

“Global capital markets pose the same kinds of problems that jet planes do. They are faster, more comfortable, and they get you where you are going better. But the crashes are much more spectacular.

Larry Summers

  • An investor can be anyone or anything – an individual, a company, a government – who invests money to maximise returns while minimising risk.
  • Investors typically try to achieve this by holding a balanced portfolio of assets – normally with a mixture of cash, shares, bonds and other assets.
  • Among the considerations when buying an asset, an investor will ...

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