Investing Psychology: Crucial for Financial Success
Investing psychology is a crucial component of good investment decisions. If you want to up your investing game, watch out for “weapons of influence.”
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Investing Quotes to Live By
(2 days ago) So I’ve assembled some of my favorite investing quotes below. Read them carefully… And reflect on the lesson that each quote contains. Because a lesson from a single quote can help you make – or save – millions of dollars over your investing lifetime. On Investing “There are an infinite number of ways of making money in the market.
The Top 5 Stocks to Buy Today and Hold Forever
(1 days ago) Good investing, Kristin Orman. Director of Research. Liberty Through Wealth . Bill O’Reilly Was Left SPEECHLESS by This Letter (Holy Cow!!) It’s not often that a TV legend like Bill O’Reilly is left speechless LIVE on the air. It turns out one of his listeners wrote to him, “Bill, in less than three weeks I have made $5,867 (up 25%
Quant Investing’s Biggest Edge
(7 days ago) Quant Investing’s Biggest Edge. written by Nicholas Vardy March 19, 2021. Ask any quant investor what his greatest edge is, and he’ll probably tell you it’s his computer’s ability to process vast amounts of data. That, in turn, allows the computer to identify patterns invisible to the human eye. I …
Quant Investing: Welcome to a New World
(8 days ago) The Rise of Quant Investing. An old-time portfolio manager once told me that, to invest, all he needed was a “pencil and the FT ” – referring to the London Financial Times. How the world has changed. Twenty years ago, you needed an MBA or CFA to become an analyst or portfolio manager. Alas, those skills alone don’t cut it anymore.
Three Mental Models for Investing and Building Wealth
(5 days ago) In fact, Munger attributes his worldly success to one thing: identifying a set of mental models and applying them to investing. Click here to watch Nicholas’ latest video update. Munger is not alone. Many of the world’s top investors – including George Soros and Ray Dalio – attribute their success to applying the right mental models to
The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio: A Compendium of Investing Wisdom
(4 days ago) Investing is essentially the transfer of wealth to those who have a process and can execute it from those who do not or cannot. (In other words, use a proven system and stick to it.) Most investors are their own worst enemies. They succumb to market timing, performance chasing and panic-selling, thereby lowering – if not decimating – their
Grow Your Wealth: Charlie Munger’s Investing Checklist
(6 days ago) I recently revisited one of my favorite figures in the world of investing: Charlie Munger. Munger may be the vice chairman of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B), but he does not have the high profile of his lifelong investment partner.. Still, even Buffett is quick to admit that Munger is the far more compelling character.
Focused on Building Wealth
(6 days ago) The High Price of P.C. Investing. The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is the Big Kahuna among U.S. pension funds. With $366 billion in assets, it is by far the largest public pension plan. CalPERS was also one of the first public pension systems to link its investments to social activism. It happily sold off stakes in
Emerging Markets Investing: Will Global Diworsification
(4 days ago) Few things are predictable in investing. But one of them is the “reversion to the mean.” As happened with England’s South Sea Bubble of the 1710s… the Japanese asset bubble of the 1980s… and the dot-com bubble of the 1990s… valuations hit extremes and the bubble eventually bursts.
Value Investing Needs an Update
(3 days ago) The Origin of Value Investing. Value investing boasts an impressive academic pedigree. In Security Analysis, first published in 1934, Columbia professors Benjamin Graham and David Dodd offered an analytical framework for calculating a firm’s “intrinsic value.”. Value investing was a radical approach for its day.
Quant Investing: Welcome to the Revolution
(2 days ago) Welcome to the Quant Investing Revolution. written by Nicholas Vardy April 2, 2020. Twenty years ago, quant investing required millions of dollars and a Ph.D. Today, it’s much more accessible to investors. Nicholas Vardy explains how quant investing and swing trading give investors an edge. Editor’s Note: We know things are changing rapidly
Think Differently About Investing
(8 days ago) Investing Rules of Thumb. Hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt talks about “variant perception.”. He argues that the best investment opportunities arise when “perception” diverges from reality. Steinhardt believes his ability to see the world differently than others has been his biggest edge in investing. Last week, I also wrote about
Welcome to the New World of Quant Investing
(7 days ago) The Rise of Quant Investing. An old-time portfolio manager once told me that, to invest, all he needed was a “pencil and the FT ” – referring to the London Financial Times. How the world has changed. Twenty years ago, you needed an MBA or CFA to become an analyst or portfolio manager. Alas, those skills alone don’t cut it anymore.
The Value of Momentum Investing
(2 days ago) First, momentum investing is a high-turnover, high-cost strategy. You have to spend a lot of time sitting in front of a screen to make it work. Second, momentum stocks can reverse swiftly. And that extracts a high psychological toll. Third, like any other strategy, momentum investing …
An Investing Book That Offers a Crash Course for Investors
(3 days ago) Bernard Baruch’s 10 Rules of Investing; Humphrey Neill’s 10 Ways to Lose Money on Wall Street (You may discover a few you haven’t yet stumbled on yourself.) Larry Swedroe’s 14 Simple Truths About Investing; Dennis Gartman’s 20 Rules of Trading; Mark Skousen’s List of 15 Nevers.
Should You Be Investing in Japanese Stock
(6 days ago) Investing in Japanese trading companies is a textbook Berkshire investment. Put simply, Japanese trading companies are cheap, are unpopular and pay healthy dividends. First, all except Itochu were trading at 0.75 times book value or less when Berkshire bought them.
True Wealth: The Secrets of Bill O’Reilly’s Stock Market
(7 days ago) Investing is not a game where the guy with the 160 IQ beats the guy with the 130 IQ.” Yet, in my experience, many otherwise sensible folks are doing some dumb things with their money. Here are just a few examples of non-smart behavior:
Avoid These Five Investment Mistakes
(1 days ago) When you’re investing in a business deal, that “way out” might be a buy-sell agreement. When you’re investing in real estate, the way out is the income you can get from renting it if you can’t sell it for any reason. When you’re investing in stocks for yearly gains or income, the way out is the trailing stop loss.
The Way to Wealth: Invest When There’s Blood in the Streets
(4 days ago) Bill Browder started his career investing in Eastern Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall. I was one of his lawyers there. He then shifted his attention further east, eventually becoming the biggest foreign investor in Russia. For Browder, Russia in 1998 was, as Charles Dickens wrote, “the best of times, it was the worst of times.”
The Challenges of Investing in Disruptive Technologies
(9 days ago) Investing in a disruptive technology always offers the promise of a shortcut to quick and effortless wealth. Yet it rarely works out that way. Disruption and Bubbles: Two Sides of the Same Coin. Disruptive technologies have seduced investors for centuries.
Market Wizards’ Tips for Investing
(4 days ago) To celebrate reaching 10,000 subscribers on The Oxford Club’s YouTube channel, we’re holding a special giveaway for subscribers. One randomly selected winner will receive a copy of Market Wizards – one of the best books about investing – in addition to …
The Cold Hard Truth about Money and Investing
(6 days ago) Mark Skousen is a true believer in reason, self-determination, hard work and liberty. Since 1980, Mark has been the editor-in-chief of the award-winning investment newsletter Forecasts & Strategies.He’s a successful author and publisher of several books, including The Maxims of Wall Street and Investing in One Lesson.He is also the founder of FreedomFest, an annual gathering in Las …
Everything You Want to Know About Investing in Crypto
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What My Favorite Indicator is Telling Me About the Stock
(6 days ago) Investing based on sentiment seems simplistic compared with financial statement analysis or algorithmic trading. But that’s ironic because the world’s best investors don’t just use market sentiment to make investment decisions… Many believe it’s the …
Is Trusting Your Gut a Good Investment Strategy
(2 days ago) Many of us follow our instincts, even when it comes to managing our investments. That can be a dangerous and costly investment strategy. Today, Dr. Joel Wade explains when you should – and shouldn’t – trust your gut. Virtually every investor has a “gut feeling” about the market. And gut feelings – as we all know – are hard to ignore.
Lumber Prices Make Good Case for Timber Investment
(9 days ago) Most of the options for investing in timber are complicated at best and unwieldy at worst. First, you can trade lumber futures. But with their leverage and volatility, futures are best left to the professionals. Second, you can buy a forest. But forests aren’t as liquid as stocks. You can’t sell timber overnight to raise cash.
3 ETF Investing Strategies to Crush the Market
(1 days ago) First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF takes the emotion out of this otherwise heady process by investing in the 100 largest U.S. firms with recent IPOs, weighted by market cap. It buys eligible stocks after the close on the sixth trading day. It sells them on the 1,000th, for a holding period of roughly four years.
Investor Psychology: How to Handle Envy
(Just Now) They make paper fortunes investing in a new technology or a previously undiscovered asset class. Popular culture fêtes them as brilliant, cutting-edge thinkers unfettered by convention. Invariably, they herald a “new era” where the object of their obsession can do nothing but go up forever… Then, quietly, the smart money begins to sell.
Investing: Think Twice Before You Invest in This Pot ETF
(7 days ago) Still, buying pot stocks – especially in the U.S. – is riskier than, say, investing in a fast-growing tech company. After all, it’s unlikely that the U.S. Department of Justice will declare Silicon Valley’s latest darlings “illegal” overnight. Drug Dealing for Fun and Profit. Pot is a big business.
Best Books About Investing: The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio
(2 days ago) The book is expected to sell out again soon. But if you’d like to pick up copies for family and friends while it’s still available, click here. Good investing, Alex. Alexander Green ark innovation etf arkk best books about investing best investing books Cathie Wood fund managers index funds stock investing the gone fishin’ portfolio.
Should You Be Investing in Crypto
(4 days ago) Smart investing means making an independent calculation of what an investment is worth and then checking the market price to see whether it’s undervalued or not. For example, stock investors can derive an independent valuation based on a company’s current and projected sales, earnings and dividends.
Uranium: The World’s Most Unpopular Investment
(5 days ago) Investing in the latest red-hot disruptive technology is easy. The whizbang attractiveness of the latest electric vehicle stock trumps boring blue chip stocks any day of the week.. But investing is far harder for contrarians. They have to look at the headlines and ask themselves whether the opposite of the market consensus is true.
Is Emerging Markets Investing Dead
(9 days ago) I got my start in investing by focusing on global stock markets. I still remember entering a bookstore in Amsterdam in 1992. There I picked up a book on the global investing philosophy of Sir John Templeton.. I learned that Templeton was a poor boy from Tennessee.
How the .400 Batting Average Explains the World’s Greatest
(Just Now) Investing has become far more competitive than when Soros and Buffett were in their prime. Early in his career, Soros focused on mid-priced European securities when Wall Street ignored them. He described himself as a “one-eyed king among the blind.”
Investing: Why This Mindset Can Make You Rich
(6 days ago) Yet with interest rates low, energy cheap, corporate earnings up, consumer and business confidence rising, wages higher, and regulations and other federal red tape coming down – along with individual and corporate tax rates – there are good reasons for long-term optimism. Smart investors recognize this – and will invest accordingly.
ETF Trading: Should You Bother With Emerging Markets
(3 days ago) Emerging markets investing has an image problem. I say that with a heavy heart. After all, I earned my investment spurs in the 1990s as an emerging markets mutual fund manager. It was an exciting time. The Soviet Union had been wiped off the map. …
Don’t Make a Mistake With Tech Investing
(7 days ago) Don’t Invest in Silicon Valley’s Unicorns. Silicon Valley venture capitalist Aileen Lee first coined the word “unicorn” in 2013. Back then, a unicorn – a privately held company with a value of at least $1 billion – was almost the stuff of myths. Today, unicorns are running amok across the globe… and dominating the world of initial
The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio: The Perfect Investing Book
(9 days ago) The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio is a diversified, long-term, buy-and-hold investment portfolio that Alex created based on a Nobel Prize-winning theory. It is one of four model portfolios included with an Oxford Communiqué subscription. Alex launched the portfolio in 2003. Publisher John Wiley & Sons asked Alex to write a book about the concept
Will This Strategy Make You as Wealthy as Elon Musk
(1 days ago) Emerging Markets: The Redheaded Stepchild of Investing. It may be hard to believe… But between 2003 and 2007, emerging markets were the top-performing asset class in the world. Consecutive annual returns of 55.8%, 25.6%, 34.0%, 32.2% and 39.4% over those five years were enough to turn a $10,000 investment into $48,304.
This Is Keeping You From Achieving the American Dream
(8 days ago) Maximize your annual income. Reduce your monthly expenses. Save a greater proportion of your income. Invest in a smart and disciplined way to achieve higher returns. This is the nuts and bolts of achieving the American Dream – or at least the financial part of it. And it helps explain why investing is such a serious business.
Three Ways to Make Smart Speculative Investments
(3 days ago) Investing is buying shares in a company for long-term financial returns. These are the kind of long-term investments that made Warren Buffett a billionaire. Speculation is trading financial instruments of all types with the hope of substantial short-term gains.
Warren Buffett’s Time-Tested Investment Strategies
(1 days ago) Mark Skousen is a true believer in reason, self-determination, hard work and liberty. Since 1980, Mark has been the editor-in-chief of the award-winning investment newsletter Forecasts & Strategies.He’s a successful author and publisher of several books, including The Maxims of Wall Street and Investing in One Lesson.He is also the founder of FreedomFest, an annual gathering in Las …
Beware the Inevitable Collapse of Financial Manias
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Bet on Emerging Market Stocks in 2021
(9 days ago) Emerging Markets: Sentiment-Driven Investing. I could, of course, regale you with the fundamental case for emerging market investing. But that would be a waste of time. Much like risky bets on biotechnology, emerging markets are a boom or bust asset class. If the mood is right, investors pile in and drive stock prices sky-high.
ETF Trading: How John Templeton Would Play Today’s Markets
(6 days ago) Templeton was perhaps best known for investing in Japan in the 1950s – when “Made in Japan” was synonymous with trinkets hidden in cereal boxes. At one point in the 1960s, more than 60% of the Templeton Growth Fund’s assets were in Japan. Equally importantly, Templeton had the savvy and discipline to exit markets when they were overvalued.
How This Ancient Philosophy Can Help Your Investing
(1 days ago) How This Ancient Philosophy Can Help Your Investing. Although Stoicism dates back to 300 B.C., it still resonates with many world leaders and prominent entrepreneurs. Today, Nicholas Vardy explains how it can influence your investment strategies as well. When most investors hear the word “philosophy,” their eyes glaze over.
Invest Royally and Survive Market Turbulence With Dividend
(8 days ago) Investing in reliable blue chip stocks like Dividend Aristocrats is a great way to generate a steady income. But don’t overlook the multitude of other ways ETFs can do that. Real estate investment trusts, municipal bonds, business development companies and U.S. dollar-denominated sovereign debt are just a handful of the diverse income