Investing & trading: January - March 2008 articles archive home
Four things to remember in a sell-off.
investors are surprised that the shares of sound companies – including gold shares – fall during a crisis.
Thursday, March 27, 2008 ... more
The greatest secret of all
The following extracts are from an article written by David Gardner, the co-founder of The Motley Fool.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 ... more
Bill Miller: the man who beat the S&P
Bill Miller, who runs the multi-billion Legg Mason Value Trust has one of the most remarkable records in the history of investing.
Thursday, March 20, 2008 ... more
When money comes second
Mark Minervini is a self-taught trader who from 1995 to 1999 had an average annual return of 220% on the US market.
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 ... more
Why you need a philosophy.
Some investors lack an investment philosophy. They either adopt strategies that have worked for other people or, worse ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 ... more
Question everything
If you want to be able to trust your investment decisions you have to question everything, including conventional wisdom.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 ... more
One way to profit from a drop
Times like these are not fun. There is one piece of good news though, tumbling markets are a great learning opportunity.
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 ... more
The art of selling
When a stock goes into a sharp decline we’re prone to freezing like a deer caught in oncoming headlights, which can have dire consequences.
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 ... more
The importance of thinking for yourself
I hear the mesmerizing words of my broker telling me about a wonderful stock. He produces multicoloured charts and graphs that dazzle my eyes
Tuesday, March 4, 2008 ... more
Knowing when to let go
“If a trader is quickly exiting trades that aren’t going in the desired direction, the average holding times for such trades should be quite low.
Tuesday, March 4, 2008 ... more
Sure-fire ways to make it big in the Market
Buy a computerised trading system; Whatever you decide, do it now; Learn to pick exact tops and bottoms; Listen out for tips and rumours ...
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 ... more
It’s a matter of reading and asking questions
A question Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger are often asked is: how do you learn to be a great investor?
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 ... more
How Slater bought growth cheaply
Ten years ago, Jim Slater explained in the Professional Investor how he went about selecting stocks.
Thursday, February 21, 2008 ... more
Why you don’t need to predict anything
“One of the greatestmyths about investing in stocks is that you have to be able to predict the stock market's movements.
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 ... more
Egocentric Tendencies to avoid Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Dreman on the efficient market theory Thursday, January 24, 2008
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