Whenever the market plunges, there is always a plethora of opinions telling you what to do. Try to ignore all that. Forget opinions and try and focus on the facts. The best way to do that is to make a cold, rational interpretation of the charts.
Fear is a vital emotion. It’s our brains response to potential danger. Without it, we couldn’t protect ourselves from legitimate threats. But fear can get out of hand. It can hold you back. A strategy for dealing with fear is essential if you want to do anything that involves a risk.
Fundamentals impact investor psychology, and investor psychology has a big impact on asset prices. I’ve been writing a book on this and have recently reviewed the draft, so the concept of investor emotions having an impact on price is top of mind for me.
It almost seems that Buffett is trying to describe something everyone already knows. He’s very late to the smartphone wave, but he’s also generating billions from it. Being second means you have the luxury of investing with a whole lot more certainty.
Study the charts in this update carefully. They give you an insight into the market’s rhythm. I believe these could be some of the most valuable pictures you ever see.
The US Federal Reserve lifted interest rates on Wednesday. Normally this would be a sign of a stronger US economy. But with such debt levels and dependence on liquidity, many argue it’s far too soon to be ripping the Band-Aid off just yet.
I guess you can’t really blame investors jumping out of active and into passive investments. One passive vehicle growing in popularity is exchange traded funds (ETFs). Should we all just buy ‘the market’ and be done with it?
One way to cut down your search is to focus on characteristics that many rising stocks have. That’s why today, I’m going to show you how to use your time effectively to try and find some of the very best stocks on the ASX.
Could you be a One Percenter? I mean…someone at the top of their game — better than the other 99%. Naturally, most people won’t crack the top 1%. It simply isn’t possible. There’s only room for one in every 100…
The amount of money hedge funds control exceeds US$300 billion. In 2012, this figure was closer to US$39 billion. A real question has to be asked. Do we even need hedge funds?