What I Have Learned in 30 Years of Investing

John Rekenthaler's first fund investment has gone up 700% in 30 years, but will future returns on equities be so impressive?

John Rekenthaler 11 January, 2019 | 10:05AM

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My 30-year Morningstar anniversary has arrived. It sparked reflection. Had I a time machine, what investment advice would I give my younger self?

Buying Apple (AAPL) stock in 1996 and shorting collateralised mortgage obligations in 2008 would have been useful tips. I will offer counsel that is more realistic: live during a stock bull market.

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