Investing & trading: October - December 2008 articles archive home
Hindsight Bias
When markets become unusually volatile, they make unusually large moves. Which to the short-term trader look like a phenomenal opportunity.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 ... more
Two key elements in the evaluation process.
We define market conditions based on two dimensions: "valuation" and "market action". Favourable valuation means that ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 ... more
Invaluable advice from master investors
One of the great things about The Global-Investor Book of Investing Rules are the numerous quotes included in its pages.
Thursday, November 27, 2008 ... more
Buy low, sell high.
Probably no more destructive misconception has ever been conceived than the idea of buying low and selling high.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 ... more
Against the flow
"Its like those situations weve all faced when a nice trend leaves the station ... and every fibre of our being wants to pile on.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 ... more
Borsellino's 'ten commandments' of trading
Lewis J Borsellino, says that in the 20 years hes been trading, hes discovered one truism: trading is ninety percent psychological.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 ... more
Not what might be called a value approach
Braden Glatt in Five Minute Investing, warns of a popular but flawed concept which leads investors into buying stocks which are declining in price.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 ... more
Simple stop-loss strategies
The simplest way to avoid a large loss is to have a stop-loss order in place. Such as the fixed price stop and the trailing percentage stop.
Tuesday, October 7, 2008 ... more
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