Although I love to test trading systems and write about new trading ideas the last couple of months I have been doing a lot of reading about Charlie Munger and his mental models. Mental models, in essence, are ideas or concepts that help us understand how the world works. Concepts such as the confirmation bias, availability […]
Successful investing is both an art and a science. We can see this must be true because if investing was purely a science then the richest investors in the world would all be professors and academics.
I have spent much of the morning reading Misbehaving: The Making Of Behavioral Economics by leading expert and professor, Richard H. Thaler. This is a book that offers a full introduction into behavioral economics whilst managing to still be entertaining and readable.
Visa Inc. ($V) is a multinational financial services company that facilitates the transfer of funds around the world via Visa-branded credit cards and debit cards. If you didn’t already know that you must be living on another planet because Visa is everywhere. Here are 10 reasons why you might want to buy the stock today.
How much money would you have made if you’d invested $500 a month into Apple stock over the last 15 years? What about other major US companies like General Electric, JP Morgan or Visa? Is this even a good investment strategy? In this article, I find out.
With everyone talking about the Federal Reserve this week, there is an awful lot of noise surrounding what the Fed will or won’t do. It’s at times like these where it pays to keep a bit of perspective and remember to not do anything rash. Following are a number of charts that I have compiled […]
When it comes to investing in stocks, I like to look at things that others might miss. Things that are not so easily defined or measured, you could say. Many investors, for example, look at the PE ratio of a company or the items on it’s balance sheet. Some investors might look at chart patterns, or […]
In this article, I look at a simple way to add ETFs to your trading system so you can hedge a portfolio without having to use the custom back-test interface.