Famous Investors

Stories of success, failure and words of wisdom from history's famous investors.

Here they are -- 40 great quotations to help you regain your perspective during these turbulent times.
Not all of us have the investing savvy of Warren Buffett, but we can certainly benefit from his wit and wisdom.
How can you average a 29.2% return like the genius investor Peter Lynch? A lesson in his wit and wisdom is a good start.

How did Hetty Green amass a $100 million fortune in the stock market back in the 19th century?  Read about one of the most ruthless women on Wall Street, and the secret that propelled her to fame and fortune.
Learn about Warren Buffett the man, and the criteria he used to pick winning stocks.
Benjamin Graham is known as the "father of value investing" and mentored investing superstars such as Warren Buffett.  Learn what techniques Graham used to seek out stock that maximized profit while minimizing risk.

The Angle family is an average American family, except that they're worth more than $300 million today. And here's their secret...
Few men had a greater impact on America's financial landscape. Read on to learn the story behind these investing visionaries...
Hearing the words recession and downturn usually aren't good for the investor. Economic issues can sound grim but take a look at history and learn about the lowest points in United States history as we cover every recession and downturn from Truman to Obama.

Best execution refers to the imperative that a broker, market maker, or other agent acting on behalf of an investor is obligated to execute the investor's order in a way that is most advantageous to the investor rather than the agent.