A Simple Three-Step Process To Combat This Investing Mistake

Editor’s note: In today’s essay, we’re sharing more timeless advice from our friend and Empire Financial Research founder Whitney Tilson. Today, Whitney tackles one of the biggest mistakes you can make – and shares three simple steps to help you overcome it. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Tumisu / [...]

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They’re Lying To You About The “Long Term”

One of the big schisms in investing is between people who are focused on the “short term” and those who invest for the “long term.” Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc mohamed_hassan / Pixabay The problem is, you might think you’re one… but you’re actually the other. The (real) long-term camp aims [...]

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How Jim Rogers Finds Investing Opportunities

I’ve talked about legendary investor Jim Rogers a lot in these pages. Recently, I sat down with Jim for an exclusive one-on-one interview. I’ve already shared the one thing he says you need to be successful and his advice for protecting yourself from the major threat to global markets. Q4 [...]

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The U.S. Dollar Just Made Its Death Rattle?

The U.S. dollar once had a reassuring statement printed on it: “Redeemable in gold on demand at the United States Treasury or in gold or lawful money at any Federal Reserve Bank.” Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc NikolayFrolochkin / Pixabay Those were the days of the gold standard. Every dollar [...]

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This Country Is Beating The U.S. In Savings

If there’s one thing that governments are good at, it’s spending money. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc monikawl999 / Pixabay Just consider some recent news… After posting 17 straight years of budget deficits (when the government spends more than it generates in taxes), U.S. government debt has now reached US$22 trillion. [...]

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3 Investment Mistakes That Could Cost You Big Time

A few weeks ago, I showed you three ways emotions can cost you big in investing. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Tumisu / Pixabay So now… I’m going to tell you about three more emotional responses to watch out for – and how to overcome them – when you invest… 1. Confirmation [...]

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Here’s Why Small Companies Have A Place In Your Portfolio

If a reincarnated Steve Jobs – the founder of Apple (AAPL) – had joined me for dinner last night, he might have panicked. Q3 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc rawpixel / Pixabay My dinner companion, a friend visiting from Canada, was showing photos on her iPhone of a huge Chinese wedding [...]

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What Perception Has To Do With Your Money

Japan – and the recent losses in your portfolio – have a lot in common. (And I’m not talking about Japanese shares falling in value.) Q3 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Free-Photos / Pixabay In many ways, Japan is a country in trouble. Its economy has barely grown for years. It [...]

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Here’s Why Emerging Markets Will Do Well In 2019

If 2018 has taught investors anything, it’s that keeping all your investments in one market and falling victim to home country bias – even if that market is the U.S. – is a big risk. Q3 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc As you can see in the chart below, stock [...]

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3 Investment Resolutions For A Richer 2019

Editor’s note: During the final days of the year, we’re re-running some of our best investing ideas and lessons. Today, we’re sharing three investment resolutions for next year…Q3 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc TheDigitalArtist / Pixabay As we get closer to 2019… it’s time to start thinking of ways to [...]

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How This Chinese Rogue Trader Lost $1 Billion

Copper is the blood of the global economy. And in 2005, China couldn’t get enough of it. Q3 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Copper is vital for industries ranging from manufacturing to telecommunications. China was the world’s manufacturing hotspot at the time – and in the midst of an epic [...]

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Have You Fallen Prey To “Neighbourhood Bias”?

The stock investor mantra to “invest in what you know” – popularised by legendary mutual fund manager Peter Lynch – makes sense.Get The Timeless Reading eBook in PDF Get the entire 10-part series on Timeless Reading in PDF. Save it to your desktop, read it on your tablet, or email [...]

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Do You Have These Three Ticking Time Bombs In Your Portfolio?

Investing isn’t difficult. So why does almost everyone wind up losing money in the stock market? [REITs] Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc No one ever buys a stock they think is going to fall in value (just like no one gets married anticipating that they’ll get divorced…). And investor returns [...]

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Before You Invest In This – Or Any Other – IPO, Ask Yourself…

In July, China’s fifth-largest smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi Corporation (Exchange: Hong Kong; ticker: 1810), raised US$4.7 billion when it listed its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It was the biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2018… and Hong Kong’s biggest in four years.Get The Timeless Reading eBook in PDF Get [...]

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Two Steps To Scoring A 100-Bagger

Over the past few days, we’ve been sharing essays from our friend Chris Mayer. Chris was a corporate banker for 10 years… but he left that behind to hunt stocks that return $100 for every $1 you invest. Chris’ focus on individual stocks – and not the overall market [...]

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Avoid This Key Mistake And You Can Bag 100-To-1 Winners

Editor’s Note: When it comes to finding stocks that can make you a fortune, we turn to our friend Chris Mayer. His book, 100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How to Find Them, is the best I’ve read on the subject. Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Chris has [...]

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