Is it Good to Invest in Stocks

Like anything else to become good at investing in stocks requires becoming familiar with how the stock market works.   Also it does take some time and patience to learn how to invest properly in stocks and you should follow an investing strategy which has historically had good results.   Thus the answer to the question of is it good to invest in stocks is "Yes".

At Amateur Investors (AI) our Long Term Investing Strategy has consistently outperformed the S&P 500 since 2001 as shown in the table below.  (Please note the results in 2006 are only through the month of March).  Meanwhile our Short Term Investing Strategy was started in 2005 and returned 64% for the year.  

Year 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

AI Long Strategy

+10% +31.2% +68.8% +119.3% +48.9% +51.3%

AI Short Strategy

+20% +63.9% NA NA NA NA
Dow +3.6% -0.6% +3.1% +25.3% -16.7% -7.1%
Nasdaq +6.1% +1.4% +8.6% +50.0% -31.5% -21.0%
S&P 500 +3.7% +3.0% +9.0% +26.4% -23.3% -13.0%

Thus as you can see our Investing Strategies have been very successful over the past several years and if you spend the time to learn our Strategies then you should do well investing in Stocks in both good and bad markets.  

A Premium Membership allows you to have access to our Stocks to Watch Buy List which provides a list of Stocks that are exhibiting favorable Chart Patterns along with specific Buy and Stop Loss Prices in addition to Target Prices.   In addition you will have access to our Weekly ETF Signals and Market Timing Indicator (MTI) as well.  

Also you will receive our Daily Breakout Report by email which Alerts you to  Stocks that are breaking out of a favorable Chart Pattern from our Stocks to Watch List.

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