Next week, the 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro. One of the most compelling events is the marathon, a 26.2-mile endurance contest with roots dating back to ancient Greece. It may be that we’ve kept our interest in the marathon because it can teach us much about life – and it certainly has lessons for investors.
In fact, if you were to compare investing to an Olympic sport, it would be much closer to a marathon than a sprint. Here’s why:
As an investor, you can learn a lot from Olympic marathoners – so put this knowledge to good use.
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