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Michael C. Thomsett is a widely published options author. His "Getting Started in Options" (Wiley, 9th edition) has sold over 300,000 copies. He also is author of "Options Trading for the Conservative Investor" and "The Options Trading Body of Knowledge" (both FT... More
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  • Buy And Hold, Is It Good Or Bad? 0 comments
    Jun 6, 2014 8:35 AM

    The traditional "buy-and-hold" approach to investing is rapidly falling out of favor. To a degree, the Internet combined with dirt-cheap trading fees is to blame, but something else appears to be going on, too. Increased volatility in the past decade certainly has contributed to the rise of short-term trading and the decline in long-term investing.

    The growing popularity of active trading (day trading and swing trading) is also part of this dramatic change …

    Click here for the full article on ThomsettStocks.com

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