Invest Like a Tortoise, Not a Hare

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In the following video, Fool contributor Matt Thalman takes the old children's bedtime story of the Tortoise and the Hare and relates it to the stock market. Using this easy-to-understand metaphor, he shows that slow and steady will win the race.

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