long-term investors

Why Young Investors Should Stick With Stocks

Stats compiled earlier this year by Money magazine show a disturbing trend: Young investors seem to have been spooked by the stock market. But if they lose their nerve now, they're sure to regret it later in life. Here's how those of you lucky enough to be starting out early can position yourselves for success.

Why Amazon Is a Stock for Investors With Patience

The online retail giant functions like two stocks: One is speculative and volatile, with unusually high valuations -- and high demands for returns. The other is for long-term investors, who get rewarded for buying and holding with capital gains and consistent growth.