Trying to asset allocate tactically by market is not easy. Passively’ owning the S&P 500 only this actually an active decision that forgoes...
When you invest, you expect to get the return due for the risk taken.
With luck on one end and skill on the other, where does investing fall on this scale?
We humans are wired to find patterns, even when they don’t exist. It’s why people see faces in nature, religious figures on toast and come up with...
Wouldn’t it be great if every time you made a poor decision in life, you could just rewind and erase it? Turns out - this actually happens in the fund
If you had to choose one stock through the decade, would you have bought the cutting-edge tech titans or a company that delivers greasy pizzas?
I recently tried to shop on Lazada. I typed ‘cushion’ into the search box, and it returned 963,138 items. Did I want the nautical stripes, flamingo..
Buffett, the sage of Omaha, has a decidedly feminine investment style. Yes - you read that correctly. And why wouldn’t he? Hedge funds run by women...
We are clearly irrational beings. So can markets be efficient if the players are irrational?
“The fact that people will be full of greed, fear or folly is predictable. The sequence is not predictable.”
- Warren Buffett
Love is apparently not blind - it’s been scientifically proven that we do have a type when it comes to relationships. We make similar choices when it comes to investing, and we’re inclined to exhibit familiarity bias. There is a lot of focus on the US market which isn’t surprising given its breadth and depth. Why would you to take a chance on the slightly scruffy, unshaven nerd in the corner over the blonde, sculpted, All-American football player asking you out?
“I’m just going to put all my money in an S&P 500 ETF.”
- he said proudly.