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You know I'm no fan of Wall Street, but even I have to hand it to 'em: They have done a masterful job convincing regular folks that investing is difficult.
Those professional illusionists that perform from one end of the Las Vegas Strip to the other can't hold a candle to this bunch.
They baffle folks with obscure jargon, they make people terrified of volatility, and even more insidiously, they manipulate investors into acting irrationally.
The Street spends billions on advertising intended to convince you that it's hip to trade and invest, that you can do it from your car, that you can make great buys while you're picking up your kids or doing your job. In fact, I'll bet you've seen the same groovy commercials I have trying to convince you that's the case.
What they don't tell you is how they separate investors from their money…
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Keith Fitz-Gerald has been the Chief Investment Strategist for the Money Morning team since 2007. He's a seasoned market analyst with decades of experience, and a highly accurate track record. Keith regularly travels the world in search of investment opportunities others don't yet see or understand. In addition to heading The Money Map Report, Keith runs High Velocity Profits, which aims to get in, target gains, and get out clean, and he's also the founding editor of Straight Line Profits, a service devoted to revealing the "dark side" of Wall Street... In his weekly Total Wealth, Keith has broken down his 30-plus years of success into three parts: Trends, Risk Assessment, and Tactics – meaning the exact techniques for making money. Sign up is free at totalwealthresearch.com.