Around this time of year, I look back at the best stocks of the last 12 months. They reveal a lot about how the biggest trends develop. This helps me develop strategies to trade them.
No one wants to lose money. But surprisingly, a LOT of investors see chasing returns as more important than protecting their capital.
How do you buy shares in a company before the spotlight shines on them? Well, I’m going to tell you about this in a moment.
Scale isn’t all that important. That’s what Warren Buffett told students at the University of Georgia. It’s a bit rich coming from one of the richest men in the world.
Sure, financial markets are becoming ever more complex. The days when you’d phone your broker to buy a few blue-chip shares are a fading memory. But a straightforward approach is still worth considering.
The only difference between a diamond ring at Tiffany’s and someplace else is the logo on the ring and the little blue box. But does that matter? Not at all. People associate price with quality/value.
One of the biggest mistakes people make is to hold on to losing trades. I’ve seen traders lose huge chunks of capital doing this. It’s the greatest wealth destroyer I know.
How does a fundie make money? Usually they’ll have a management fee (assets under management). They are ‘experts’ managing other people’s money.
Investors are no longer asking where Amazon will be in the future. Most ask ‘Who can possibly topple Amazon now?’ But you still have a chance to buy companies like Amazon.
The internet is full of ads for all sorts of trading services. Many of them claim to have exceptional win rates. Here's a snapshot of data. It’s the individual win rates for a group of traders. I want you to have a look, and then I’ll ask you a question...