Cycling Into Blue Chips – Barron’s
As a young man in the early 1960s, Fred Fern watched his beloved IBM stock lose almost half its value in a matter of months. But the experience—which might have sent others running from the market—served only to pique his curiosity.
“I realized how little I knew,” says Fern, 79, who led Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors ranking in 2016. “I realized that I wanted to learn how to invest.”
More than half a century later, Fern…