Investing in the stock market is one of the best ways to become wealthy, and nearly anyone can make money with the right approach. However, becoming a millionaire through your investments is a goal that not everyone will be able to achieve.

You don't need to start with a lot of money to build a million-dollar portfolio. What you do need, though, are the right personality traits and a good investing strategy. If you have these four traits -- or can cultivate them -- you have a much better chance of getting yourself on the path to millionaire investor status.

One of the most important things to remember about the stock market is that it's not a "get rich quick" scheme. There's no way to make a lot of money overnight -- at least, not without accepting even higher odds that you'll lose it all just as quickly.

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