Vitaliy Katsenelson’s Contrarian Edge: What to tell a new graduate about investing in stocks

College graduation ceremonies this time of year remind me of my own graduation from the University of Colorado in 1997.

I felt completely lost, with no idea what to do next. Now, more than 20 years later, I can offer some experience-based advice about investing and how to go about it realistically. Here’s what I would tell my younger self and his generation:

1. Find yourself. Investing is like a piece of tight clothing: Just because it fits and looks good on someone else doesn’t mean it’s a good fit for you. Your investment strategy has to fit your personality; it has to wrap around your biases and life experiences.

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