This refers to large, very well-informed investors who generally buy at or close to the bottom of a trend and sell at or close to the top. Smart investors, sometimes also called professional investors should not be confused with institutional fund managers who manage the funds brought in by pension funds, unit trusts and insurance companies. A smart investor is a private investor who does not manage money on behalf of other people. He makes his living by choosing the right shares and timing his transactions for the best profit.

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