This is one of the weekly talks from TD Bank. It is only around 8 minutes. It is called "Why Big Risk does not give Big Returns". The whole point is that taking a big risk over the longer term does not get you big returns over the longer term. The big returns only happen over the shorter term.
Why when I invest in volatile stocks, I do so over a certain period of time. I may be invested over a few months or a few years, but in any event, I never stay in this type of stocks for the long term. I think that volatile stocks are the ones you can make capital gains from. I feel that if you are going for capital gains, this is by definition a short term investment.
On my other blog I am today writing about Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX-L, OTC- LBLCF) ... continue...
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