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Women Are Hardwired with the Attributes of Excellent Investors

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Legendary comedienne Lucille Ball said: "If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do."

I might alter her words just slightly to read: If you want something done, ask a busy woman to do it. Which in no way is meant to minimize the contributions of men. I have a husband and a son. Both are highly competent and skilled. But when I have a complicated, detail-oriented request, I call my busy daughter. Because women know how to juggle competing demands.

Women are hard-wired with the attributes evident in skilled investors.

Not only does my personal experience suggest women innately possess the traits required to invest successfully, but academic research supports it as well. A recent study at UCLA examined brain-imaging of healthy twins and found significant...to read the rest of my weekly investing column click here:

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