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Title

How Beginners Can Buy Individual Stocks

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-12-2017

Abstract

Savvy investors who've done well with mutual and index funds may be tempted to try to buy stocks, but most financial experts agree that beginners should invest their money with care.

"Success investing in individual stocks demands patience and discipline," says Robert R. Johnson, president and CEO of The American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and author of "Strategic Value Investing."