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Subject:  "Invest, Then Investigate" Date:  1/15/2013  11:31 AM
Author:  globalist2013 Number:  34679 of 35909

No doubt you’ve heard the expression, “Invest, Then Investigate”. Supposedly, it is attributed to George Soros. So I went looking on the Web to see what I could find out. Investopedia says of the phrase:

An investment strategy where investors purchase a stock first and do research and due diligence second. 'Invest, then investigate' - or investing first and researching next - is a risky and speculative approach to making investment decisions. This method is often used by individuals who have either an unfounded hunch that a security's price will move in a particular direction, or who are acting on impulse. Any