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Michael Steinhardt’s Guidance for Investment

Michael Steinhardt is the author of the book No Bull: My Life In and Out of Markets Which investors prefer to read for long time investment success. The book gives an account of some of the investment strategies that drove Steinhardt’s historic success as a hedge fund manager, including a focus on his skills as … Read more

The Difference Between Amateurs and Professionals

Why is it that some people seem to be hugely successful and do so much, while the vast majority of us struggle to tread water? The answer is complicated and likely multifaceted. One aspect is mindset—specifically, the difference between amateurs and professionals. Most of us are just amateurs. What’s the difference? Actually, there are many … Read more

24 Lessons From Jeff Bezos’ Annual Letters To Shareholders

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Since founding Amazon in 1994, CEO Jeff Bezos has run his company according to an unconventional set of core principles: don’t worry about competitors, don’t worry about making money for shareholders, and don’t worry about the short term. Focus on the customers, and everything else will fall into place. Since 1997, Amazon’s stock price has risen from … Read more