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"...being broke is a very efficient educational agency."

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investing is trading without the risk management.

I disagree, and prefer this version that I've read elsewhere:

Speculation is an effort - probably unsuccessful - to turn a little money into a lot. Investing is an effort - which should be successful - to prevent a lot of money from becoming a little. And people who try to get rick quick insist on calling themselves “investors” (or “traders”), even though they are clearly speculators.

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I disagree, and prefer this version that I've read elsewhere:

Speculation is an effort - probably unsuccessful - to turn a little money into a lot. Investing is an effort - which should be successful - to prevent a lot of money from becoming a little. And people who try to get rick quick insist on calling themselves “investors” (or “traders”), even though they are clearly speculators.

It's fine to disagree. Investors are people who use the word "investing" as an excuse for the fact that they buy value, management, product and long term potential. They buy at the high of the market, then they try to manage they their so called "investing" via trading.

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