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.
It might not be the most interesting subject in the world. But interest rates are one of the most important variables for any investment. To you or me, interest rates (not the cash rate) are the fees to borrow money. It’s also the return for saving it.
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.
One reason might be that investors simply like companies that buy-back their own stock. If they see an aggressive buy-back plan, they’re eager to jump on for the ride.
Every baseball, football and other major sports team hire statisticians to work out the odds of success and how much a player might be worth. How does building a baseball team relate to investing?
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...
An even better way to watch your portfolio soar (in my opinion) is to get exposure to emerging markets like China, India and Southeast Asia. Businesses around the world see these regions as a no brainers to grow sales. A changing labour force and billions of consumers growing wealth, what more could you ask for?
Why venture into China at all? Why not just hold off until this whole trade spat goes away? It’s because China is far too important in Tesla’s grant plan. Tesla doesn’t just want to sell electric vehicles in China. They want to build them in the Middle Kingdom too.
What lengths would you to go for an investment? How about becoming an Uber driver for a few months? That is exactly what hedge fund manager Andrew Brown did.