What’s the Difference Between Investing & Trading?

Warren Buffet invests.

Jim Cramer trades.

 

Investing is predictable-ish.

Trading is speculative.

 

Investing is simple, but hard to stick to.

Trading is complicated, but easy to screw up.

 

Investing will earn good returns.

Trading will earn amazing returns. (Or lose it all).

 

Investing might earn negative returns over the short-term.

Trading might earn negative returns over the long-term.

 

Investing will earn positive returns over the long-term.

Trading might earn positive returns over the long-term.

 

Investing is boring.

Trading is exciting.

 

Investing is a marathon.

Trading is a sprint.

 

Investing is the tortoise.

Trading is the hare.

 

Investing uses a compass.

Trading uses a crystal ball.

 

Investing is a systematic way of profiting from the positive contributions of publicly traded companies' goods and services.

Trading is educated gambling.

 

Warren Buffet: 1.

Jim Cramer: 0.