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Computerized Investing > May/June 2008

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by Wayne A. Thorp, CFA

Hall of Fame football coach Vince Lombardi once said, “It’s easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you’re a winner, when you’re number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you’re not a winner.” While it is doubtful that he was referring to stock selection, Lombardi’s words hold very true in that context as well.

When times are good and portfolios are increasing in value, investors are likely to sit back and enjoy the ride—making few changes to their overall investment strategy. However, when facing a market environment such as we are in now, the temptation may be to start “tweaking” your portfolio. For some, that may include chasing after the “next big thing” that they hear about from a friend, read about in the Wall Street Journal, or see on Jim Cramer. However, having the discipline to stay with an investment strategy, through good times and bad, offers the better possibility of investing success.

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