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Taking A Flier With a Stock Market 'Lottery Ticket'

Feb 27, 2011

Investors need to be prepared to lose the money [they invest in relatively unknown companies whose stocks rocket out of nowhere] because it's very hard to pick such stocks, says Eleanor Blayney, [CFP®,] consumer advocate for the nonprofit Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. "I'd rather see people look at a smallcap growth fund and enjoy the bounce up that may be expected." Read more >

Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Dave Carpenter
February 27, 2011
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