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Tag Archive: Passive investor


Liar Liar

It’s always good to read some smart investors who did really well in the past. Here are some other lies that investors blogtell themselves on a consistent basis, including many I’ve told myself over the years:

Who are you ? Are you a Trader or Investor, Most of the post on this blog is written under the background as investors not as a Trader.

If only I would have taken my own advice…

I’m not wrong, the market is. You’ll see.

Investing is easy.

I can predict when the next correction is coming. Continue reading

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Investing in the stock market is a bit counter-intuitive. It would seem that the investor that puts in more time and effort managing bloghis investments should have an edge over other investors. However, this extra effort actually can create serious problems. A more hands-off strategy typically works out better for most investors. This is the power of passive investing.

Active vs. Passive Investing

An active investor is trying to get above average market returns by constantly buying and selling stocks. He hopes to find the most profitable stocks on the market through research and market timing. The problem with this is that only half of investors in the stock market can be above average each year. If your picks go wrong, you can earn less than the average return of the market. Continue reading

Guest post: The Power of Passive Investing

images-1Investing in the stock market is a bit counter-intuitive. It would seem that the investor that puts in more time and effort managing his investments should have an edge over other investors. However, this extra effort actually can create serious problems. A more hands-off strategy typically works out better for most investors. This is the power of passive investing.

Active vs. Passive Investing

An active investor is trying to get above average market returns by constantly buying and selling stocks. He hopes to find the most profitable stocks on the market through research and market timing. The problem with this is that only half of investors in the stock market can be above average each year. Continue reading

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