After looking at the short version of my stock wish list (BUCY, SNHY, ABB, FCX, LAYN), I almost decided to buy CGMFX instead. Heebner's a genius - I can't pick stocks as well as he can (neither can you!), well worth the 1.25% a year. [more]
This has been my argument for Apple all along. And this spring may be your last chance to get in before it skyrockets.
When the market goes south, I "go away". I curb my emotions by largely ignoring what's happening, just checking in once a week or so in case one of my stocks is rapidly tanking (obviously I'm a buy-and-hold guy, not a trader). It's just too easy to make a bad emotional play when things go down. I make fewer mistakes when I do too little than when I do too much. [more]