How To Go Broke In The Stock Market Illustrated With A Simple Drawing

There are a lot of ways to go broke in the stock market.

Buying really risky and speculative stocks is one way. Putting your money into one stock and then watching it go bankrupt is another. Then there’s the possibility of over-trading and over-reacting to volatility. If you want to minimize your chances of losing money in the market, these are things you’ll generally want to avoid.

The artist and Certified Financial Planner, Carl Richards, has several drawings that really get these points across. Especially when it comes to how the average investor handles volatility. With just a few strokes of black, he shows how easy it is to fall into a brutal cycle that many new investors and traders have found themselves trapped in before:

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