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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The Most Important Chart In Investing

Today, we’re sharing an essay from our friend Dr. Richard Smith. Richard is a Ph.D. in math and has developed a set of tools and strategies that help your portfolio remain profitable – no matter what’s happening in the markets. [REITs] Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc   And today, Richard’s sharing [...]

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The Most Powerful Concept In Finance

My friend and former colleague, veteran investor Peter Churchouse tells a story with a great lesson about the most important concept in finance.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 [...]

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An ETF for every country

As an investor, it’s reassuring to know that there’s always – somewhere – a bull market going on.   Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc For example, when the Asian financial crisis slammed Southeast Asia’s economies in 1997 – with some markets losing 80 percent of their value in 12 months [...]

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You Need To Watch Out For This

Anne Schreiber was an everyday investor who quietly became a millionaire… After working in government as an auditor, Anne had US$5,000 in capital plus a US$3,150 pension when she retired in the 1940s. [REITs] Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc, Also read Lear Capital: Financial Products You Should Avoid? With that money, [...]

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Buying At The Right Time: The Payoff

Yesterday, I told you about a company in Russia that I helped bring to the capital markets. It was LSR Group, a Russian real estate company – during what turned out to be the peak of investor interest in emerging markets, just before the global economic crisis in 2008-2009. [...]

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The Rich Are Fleeing China, India And Turkey

Most rich people are good at making money. And in order to stay rich, they also need to be good at keeping their money.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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