Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Success Long Term

There is a very interesting story about how one guy Russ Gremel paid $1,000 for shares in Walgreen 70 years ago. The shares are now worth $2.1M. See the story on blogger Dividend Growth Investor.

This is all very interesting, but this is not the way I would recommend to invest. He had no diversification at all. The problem is that even the best of companies can get into problems. The fact is that once solid good companies can go bankrupt.

On the other hand this certainly shows the power of compounding.

On my other blog I wrote yesterday about Liquor Stores N. A. Ltd. (TSX-LIQ, OTC-LQSIF)... learn more. Tomorrow, I will write about Power Corp of Canada (TSX-POW, OTC-PWCDF)... learn more on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 around 5 pm.

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