Investors who nimbly hop on a good trend often prosper. Sure the ride can be wild at times, but simply buying a portfolio of stocks that have seen big gains over the last year has been a winning strategy. It turns out that stocks that are going up do tend to keep going up for a while, so jumping on a series of fast-rising stars and selling them off before they fall can lead to impressive returns over time.
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