Successful investing usually entails discipline and self-restraint, feeling comfortable with doing nothing. Here’s Barry Ritholtz, one of the most popular investment bloggers in the United States discussing this process. … [Read more...] about Video: Investors Need to Learn to Sit on Their Hands
I will chalk this one up to just plain luck. A couple weeks before the coronavirus 19 took over our lives, I finished reading a powerful book entitled, “The Power of Bad - How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It.” Timely indeed. The book describes why all humans tend to think … [Read more...] about Optimism is the Only Reality
What can a hive teach us about playing the market? Plenty, if you know where to look for industriousness, dedication and a clear message delivery. First, I hate bees. I’m highly allergic and after a life-threatening sting sent me to the hospital, I have endured shots for the past eight … [Read more...] about Investing Like a Bee
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one.—Voltaire “The market hates uncertainty” has been a common enough saying in recent years, but how logical is it? There are many different aspects to uncertainty, some that can be measured and some that cannot. Uncertainty is an … [Read more...] about Uncertainty and the Market
I just want my money and my investments to be safe. If I had a nickel for every time I heard that statement or sentiment, I would be wealthy. It is a normal and completely understandable sentiment that we would like to hold on to the money that we have been able to acquire through decades of hard … [Read more...] about Safe investments – at what costs?
Keep Calm and Carry On is a catchphrase that originally appeared on a World War II-era British public safety poster. After one of the original posters was recovered and placed in a British bookshop in 2000, the inspirational message was shared online, sparking a series of images centered around the … [Read more...] about Keep Calm and Carry On