Philip Arthur Fisher Quotes

Philip Arthur Fisher Quotes: My mistake was to project my skill beyond the limits of experience. I began investing outside the I began investing outside of the industries which I believe I thoroughly understood, in completely different spheres of activity; situations where I did not have comparable background knowledge.
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Philip Arthur Fisher Quote: If the growth rate is so good that in another ten years the company might well have quadrupled, is it really of such great concern whether at the moment the stock might or might not be 35% overpriced?
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Quotes about Philip Arthur Fisher: I remember my sense of shock some half-dozen years ago when I read a recommendation to sell shares of a company ... The recommendation was not based on any long-term fundamentals. Rather, it was that over the next six months the funds could be employed more profitably elsewhere.
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Quote about Philip Arthur Fisher: Practical investors usually learn their problem is finding enough outstanding investments, rather than choosing among too many.
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Philip Arthur Fisher Sayings: The successful investor is usually an individual who is inherently interested in business problems.
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Philip Arthur Fisher Saying: One, which I mention several times elsewhere, is the need for patience if big profits are to be made from investment. Put another way, it is often easier to tell what will happen to the price of a stock than how much time will elapse before it happens. The other is the inherently deceptive nature of the stock market. Doing what everybody else is doing at the moment, and therefore what you have an almost irresistible urge to do, is often the wrong thing to do at all.
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