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Invest Like a Racecar Driver

by Nilus Mattive |

Ever since I was little, I’ve loved cars … especially fast, exotic ones. And ever since I got my driver’s license, I told myself that I would learn how to properly drive such automobiles on a racetrack.

I recently had the chance to do just that by attending a multi-day formula racing school.

On the surface, driving a race car sounds like an absolutely reckless pursuit … one that has nothing to teach us about sensibility OR investing. But as I quickly learned in the classroom lectures — and out on the track — it’s precisely …

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How to sleep much easier at night …

by Nilus Mattive |

On Tuesday, I told you how some of my recommendations have initially dropped in value only to rebound far higher in the long-term. And I said that my philosophy for a long-term portfolio was basically “hold on unless the actual fundamentals have changed for the worse.”

But I know that’s a lot harder to do than it sounds.

So today I want to tell you why I’m able to sleep just fine even when an individual holding in our real-money portfolio is down 20%, 30%, or even 60% from my original entry point.

The reason: Diversification.

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Some of my worst stock picks ever …

by Nilus Mattive |

Two weeks ago, I gave you an honest appraisal of each and every service we offer at Easy Street Investing … with the upshot being that every single one of our products performed VERY WELL during the first half of 2014.

But I know a lot of folks in the financial services industry are really good at talking about all their great calls while ignoring any of their bad ones.

So today I’m going to tell you about a few individual stocks that really dropped in value after I recommended them.

For example, …

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Five Reasons Stocks Could Go Higher

by Nilus Mattive |

We’ve seen a pretty good pop from U.S. equities over the summer, certainly more than I expected given how far we’ve already come.

But as I talked the recent action over with my team, the head trader responsible for the $10-million algorithm program behind our various premium services (Easy Street Trader, Easy Street ETF Trader, and Easy Street Options), told me he sees at least five reasons that stocks could keep moving higher … despite all the bearish noise out there.

Now, frankly, we don’t particularly CARE if the market goes much …

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