Investing & trading: April - June 2007 articles archive home
Lessons from Anthony Bolton
Anthony Bolton, one of Britain’s most celebrated fund managers, announced recently that he was moving ‘upstairs’ at Fidelity
Wednesday, June 20, 2007 ... more
Your own worst enemy
Losing sleep over market highs? Convinced it means we’re in for a major correction? Worried it might come sooner rather than later?
Monday, June 4, 2007 ... more
The value of forecasts
I knew I could not predict anything, and that is why we decided to follow trends, and that is why we’ve been so successful.
Wednesday, May 30, 2007 ... more
Just the opposite
The biggest public fallacy is that the market is always right. The market is nearly always wrong. I can assure you of that. - James B Rogers, Jr.
Monday, May 28, 2007 ... more
Things to keep top of mind
A reminder of some of the self-destructs in trading:
Fear: whether its fear of loss or fearful for profits.
Hope: hope ...
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 ... more
Risk: The Basics
Smart investing includes risk management. Every time you buy shares you face three different types of risk: business risk, valuation risk, and need-to-sell risk.
Thursday, May 10, 2007 ... more
Busted: five stock market myths
There are five common myths about investing in the stock market that need to be dispelled, starting with: Investing is just like gambling.
Monday, May 7, 2007 ... more
Stop loss – finding the right one
While most traders understand that it is important to apply stop-losses to all their positions, they often don’t know where to set them.
Thursday, April 26, 2007 ... more
When you shouldn’t be investing
Investing in stocks is not that difficult, it’s not as if there’s a licensing process or anything. In fact, there is not even a formal course.
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 ... more
Value of four words
Bill Barker, writing at, says he’s been thinking about the quality of investment advice that consists of only four words, including ...
Monday, April 23, 2007 ... more
You take some money out of your pocket and buy a few shares. You think they’re worth at least as much as the cash you held ...
Thursday, April 19, 2007 ... more
Bandwagons and bubbles
The following extracts are taken from a conversation that takes place between two characters in the novel Wilderness of Mirror ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 ... more
You may or may not agree Monday, April 16, 2007
It’s essential to have a reasonable goal Wednesday, April 4, 2007
When to sell a winner Tuesday, April 3, 2007
Making decisions in the face of uncertainty Monday, April 2, 2007
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