Benjamin Franklin once said that an investment in knowledge is paid back with interest. On the other hand, a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing.
Most Americans are pretty awful when it comes to investing. More than 50% of Americans who invest psychologically psyched themselves out and make self-sabotaging decisions, like buying high and selling low.
Many small investor buy stocks on hype or the recommendations of so-called stock experts who are just guessing.
Still, even the experts can be misinformed. Here are five stocks that financial experts later regretted touting to the masses.