Beating the Street
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"Beating the Street" Quotes

By Peter Lynch

finance | 332 pages | Published in NaN

The terrific new guide to investing in stocks that goes beyond Peter Lynch's previous runaway bestseller, One Up on Wall Street. Lynch explains how he researched and selected the companies he recommended in the 1992 Barron's Roundtable, giving information that readers can use in any market environment to find successful companies and winning stocks.

ISBN_13:9780671759155

Quotes

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.

Peter Lynch

The real key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them.

Peter Lynch

The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.

Peter Lynch

The worst thing you can do is invest in companies you know nothing about. Unfortunately, buying stocks on ignorance is still a popular American pastime.

Peter Lynch

Know what you own, and know why you own it.

Peter Lynch

The person that turns over the most rocks wins the game. And that’s always been my philosophy.

Peter Lynch

The simpler it is, the better I like it.

Peter Lynch

If you can follow only one bit of data, follow the earnings - assuming the company in question has earnings. I subscribe to the crusty notion that sooner or later earnings make or break an investment in equities. What the stock price does today, tomorrow, or next week is only a distraction.

Peter Lynch

Investing without research is like playing stud poker and never looking at the cards.

Peter Lynch

I've found that when the market's going down and you buy funds wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won't get there by reading 'Now is the time to buy'

Peter Lynch