2008 Investing Do's and Don'ts

Tips for avoiding classic investing mistakes.

Karen Andersen, CFA 8 January, 2008 | 11:07AM
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With the holidays in the past and ISA season nearly upon us, the new year is a great time to buckle down and turn a critical eye to your investment performance--what you're doing right, and what you'd like to change. But try as we might, we will continue to make some investing mistakes over and over again. In this article, we'll delve into some of the reasons we make those mistakes--and ways you can banish those performance-crushing tendencies in the future.

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Karen Andersen, CFA  Karen Andersen, CFA, is a senior stock analyst with Morningstar.

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