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How not to ‘die’ in stock markets and lose money

Dr Richard Smith talks to our head of markets about trading psychology and investment sweet spots.

10th July 2020 09:54

by Richard Hunter from interactive investor

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Mathematician and trading psychologist Dr Richard Smith, who has created tools to help investors better understand risk, talks to interactive investor’s head of markets Richard Hunter about his new venture RiskSmith, the ‘sweet spot’ of an 18-month holding period, winning and losing mindsets, and why free trades are a disaster for retail investors.

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