Self-deception is costly when it comes to investing. So let’s consider some of the lies that a lot of us may be telling ourselves and the impact they may have on our portfolios.
You know what your investment returns are. You would be surprised at how few people actually know what their returns are. Even fewer understand their performance relative to a benchmark.
Here are some hilarious thoughts when you say and what does it actually mean:
1) That’s overbought (I’m not long and think buyers are stupid)
2) That’s oversold (I’m long and think sellers are stupid) Continue reading “Market Forecasting and Convictions”
I have re-posted this post during the weekend had a healthy argument with friends , as most of them are deadly follower of CNBC 😉 , and always search for tips .
Two monks argue about a flag.
One says, “The flag is moving.”
The other says, “The wind is moving.”
The Sixth Patriarch happens to walk by and remarks, “Not the wind, not the flag; mind is moving.”
Markets exist as where capital, investors and investments intersect in the form of securities. It is where the buying and selling of debt and equity occurs. Those with capital can invest in or lend to those who can put it to better potential long-term use, be they start-ups or existing companies or governments. Continue reading “Markets and The Media”
Structure products remains the hot selling cake in the open economies of the world, even the Euro looks grim, people loosing confidence but certainly its US and the other emerging economy eyeing at European Union and trying to build hope against hope. Investment banks continue to sell the structure products them and customize as per the client needs. Continue reading “Investment Banks and the Structure products”