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The 7 Deadly Sins of Investing

You’ve probably heard of the seven deadly sins. In traditional moral teachings, these transgressions -- wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy and gluttony -- are human tendencies that, if not overcome, can lead to other sins and a path straight to the netherworld.

The investing world has its own set of deadly sins. These attitudes, approaches, actions and omissions can hurt results, and they compound the damage by leading to other transgressions. To be a better investor, recognize these missteps and learn how to overcome them.

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