Peter Lynch





Peter Lynch


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in The United States
January 19, 1944

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Peter Lynch is an American businessman and stock investor. Lynch graduated from Boston College in 1965 and earned a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968.

Lynch worked at Fidelity Investments where named head of the then obscure Magellan Fund which had $18 million in assets. By the time Lynch resigned as a fund manager in 1990, the fund had grown to more than $14 billion in assets with more than 1,000 individual stock positions. From 1977 until 1990, the Magellan fund averaged a 29.2% return and as of 2003 had the best 20-year return of any mutual fund ever.

Though he continues to work part-time as vice chairman of Fidelity Management & Research Co., the investment adviser arm
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“Go for a business that any idiot can run – because sooner or later any idiot probably is going to be running it.”
Peter Lynch

“People who succeed in the stock market also accept periodic losses, setbacks, and unexpected occurrences. Calamitous drops do not scare them out of the game.”
Peter Lynch, One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In

“The trick is not to learn to trust your gut feelings, but rather to discipline yourself to ignore them. Stand by your stocks as long as the fundamental story of the company hasn’t changed.”
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