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Pure Nuggets of wisdom from #BeatingTheStreet by #PeterLynch Image
When the operas out number the football games three to zero, you know there is something wrong with your life.
Gentlemen who prefer bonds don't know what they're missing.
Never invest in any idea you can't illustrate with a crayon.
You can't see the future through a rearview mirror.
There's no point paying Yo-Yo to play a radio.
As long as you're picking a fund, you might as well pick a good one.
The extravagance of any corporate office is directly proportional to management's reluctance to reward shareholders.
When yields on long term government bonds exceed the dividend yield of the S&P 500 by 6 percent or more, sell your stocks and buy bonds.
Not all common stocks are equally common.
Never look back when you're driving on the autobahn.
The best stock to buy may be the one you already own.
A sure cure for taking a stock for granted is big drop-in the price.
Never bet on a comeback while they're playing "Taps"
If you like the store, chances are you'll love the stock.
When insiders are buying, it's a good sign- unless they happen to be New England bankers.
In business, competition is never healthy as total domination.
All else being equal, invest in company with the fewest color photographs in the annual report.P
When even the analyst s are bored, it's time to start buying
Unless you're a short seller or a poet looking for a wealthy spouse, it never pays to be pessimistic.
Corporations, like people , change their name for one of two reasons, either they've gotten married, or they've been involved in some fiasco that they hope the public will forget.
Whenever the queen is selling, buy it.
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