Peter Lynch: Buy When Things Go From Crappy To Semi-Crappy

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At last week’s MIT Sloan Annual Investment Conference, Barry Ritholz had a opportunity to have a fireside chat with investing legend Peter Lynch. During the conversation Lynch spoke about when is the right time to buy. Here is a excerpt from that conversation:

Lynch: “When things go from crappy to semi-crappy”, and he points out “that’s a technical term, that’s when you buy. Don’t buy crappy. Cheap stocks suck”, he says. “But once things begin to improve, that’s when you can buy it.”

You can listen to the entire review of the conversation by Ritholz here:

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