The complete Bad Advice column.

How to lose your money fast.
March 22 2007 10:55 PM

The Complete Bad Advice Column

Rotten stock tips and hazardous investment counsel.

"Cramer vs. Cramer: Will his crazy confession destroy his career?" by Henry Blodget. Posted March 22, 2007.

"The Market's Crashing! What Should You Do Now?: Um, nothing," by Henry Blodget. Posted March 6, 2007.

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"History Is Bunk: Fund A grew 15 percent a year. Fund B grew 3 percent. Don't be a sucker and buy Fund A," by Henry Blodget. Posted Feb. 21, 2007.

"Madder Money: Me vs. Jim Cramer, Round 2," by Henry Blodget. Posted Feb. 12, 2007.

"Google Boggle: One analyst says it's worth $415 a share. Another says $650. Another $601. Don't listen to any of them," by Henry Blodget. Posted Feb. 5, 2007.

"Pay No Attention to That Crazy Man on TV: Why you should never take Jim Cramer seriously," by Henry Blodget. Posted Jan. 29, 2007.

"Stop Picking Stocks—Immediately!: Why the world's greatest stock picker stopped picking stocks, and why you should, too," by Henry Blodget. Posted Jan. 22, 2007.

"Don't Buy the '10 Hot Stocks for 2007': It's entertaining journalism—and atrocious investment advice," by Henry Blodget. Posted Jan. 9, 2007.

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