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So, is the stock market the same as informed...
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So, is the stock market the same as informed betting? Therfore wouldn't it be just as profitable to use the same tactic of: Spread out your finances and hope that most of them don't drop, the same as spreading out your bets, that way you lose on one or 2 but win on 2 or 3.
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>>1075893
Welcome to finance. This is called diversification and is extremely important in creating a portfolio. What people do is pick stocks that have low correlation with each other (different sectors, markets, countries) so that if one drops, others wont follow its path
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in casino you know the rules and they never change, its a static system where you know the bounds.

the stock market is a chaotic system where the rules change and the bounds are unknown so the same math doesn't apply
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>>1075949

This. Think of it as a poker game, with established rules. Only occasionally another poker game on the other side of the world affects the rules of your game. Or armed terrorists storm the game and shoot up the deck. Or some of the cards spontaneously burst into flames. Or...
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>>1075949
What about betting on things like football games. Baseball, soccer, hocky. But you bet on all of them. Isn't that literally the same thing as giving your money to a stock broker and waiting.
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>>1075893
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