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  • An experiment to prove the value of patience

    By Mattie Culkin - January 9, 2013 | Tickers: CR, JNJ, RSH, COL

    The more we learn about the economy the more we realize that nothing is for certain, and that predictions are usually worthless. In fact, with a hundred years of market data at our fingertips, there is only one pattern that consistently emerges.

    The stock market tends to go up.

    In what will be an ongoing thought experiment on the value of ignoring short-term news in favor of long-term, dedicated investing more »