The risks of following the great investors

It may require a big deal of patience

. In his weekly article in the WSJ, Jason Zweig gives us an interesting article: “The problems With a Copycat Stock Picker”.

In brief us the great writer goes on to say:

– This year had been a bad year for someone who had followed large investors or hedge funds, most are in losses of 5%, and some have lost 10% over the last 3 months.

-Follow One can only be very risky. They make big bets and have great patience and great fortunes to support them.

-Follow Several can be an alternative and there are ETFs that do precisely this: AlphaClone Alternative Alpha and Global X Guru Index.

His conclusion is:

– Select action to beat the market is a difficult task.

– Select investors who can choose to beat the stock market is at least as difficult.

– And select funds or ETFs that investors can select which in turn select actions clap the market may be the most difficult task of all.

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As you probably do not have the fortunes of the great, if they decide to follow at least take heart patience to keep their long-term strategies.

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