This is a recent post that popped up in my Twitter feed. It follows the usual nonsense line of, if you had gone back in history and bought this stock and held it till today you would have X amount of money. It’s the same nonsense as saying that if you had invested in APPL…Details
I am going to do a more extensive year in review in the next day or so but here is a primer.
One of the things that is often overlooked in trading is the role that dividends play in wealth creation. I have posted before about the role of DRP schemes in bulking up returns over the long term and since it is a blisteringly hot day in Melbourne (actually too friggen hot to get in the…Details
Just a reminder of the slow grind in the local market since the GFC and a reminder that you need to look beyond the local market.
Quant investing, and indeed much of the hedge fund industry, is built on the power and freedom that come with the ability to sell short. When you short a security (borrow and then sell it, meaning you make money if the price falls and you then re-buy it), you can profit when markets go down as well…Details
I am prone to saying that markets are very generous if you allow them to be – the unfortunate thing is that most traders/investors regard the markets as hostile. This perception of hostility generates a raft of negative emotional responses to every slight perturbation the market might make. This in turn hampers their capacity to…Details