We all make mistakes, it's true. Even stock analysts. (I know, you're shocked.) That's why, here at The Motley Fool, we believe in a policy of sharing our mistakes so that we all can learn from them; doing so makes us all better investors. In this video, Motley Fool analysts Morgan Housel and Matt Koppenheffer each talk about three moments when they made the wrong move -- or they made the right move, but not enough of it -- and they discuss what each of these errors taught them.

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The article Our 3 Biggest Investment Mistakes originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of Bank of America and Berkshire Hathaway. Fool contributor Morgan Housel owns shares of Altria Group and The Procter & Gamble Company. The Motley Fool owns shares of Bank of America and Berkshire Hathaway. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Berkshire Hathaway and The Procter & Gamble Company. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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Johnny Jay

Why would anyone with common sense listen to these 2 KIDS talk about investing mistakes. They are not old enough to understand the high ups & severe lows that have occured in the past 35 years in the stock market trading & investment system. I never listened to their video. Once I seen the child faces I knew that they did not have a clue as to what the real stories are regarding the markets. Yea, they made mistakes & they will be making a lot more mistakes over the next 30 years. Some will be a lot worst than they have already done. If you are young & unexperienced in the avenue of investing I strongly advise you to not listen to what these KIDS are saying. They don't have the educated experience do talk about investing. They just do this because this is a job with a paycheck for them & someone else gives them the script to read.

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