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#RedDayDrama If your portfolio is built for the long term, sometimes just logging off and moving on with your day can be the best thing to do. Now if you are a short term trader then ... I don't know what to tell you. I'm just as new to that aspect as you all are. My mentor in residency used to always tell me when running for a code ... first check your own pulse. I think it is applicable to investSee more
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Chapter 8: The Investor and Market Fluctuations
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#DefensiveInvesting #InvestopediaCliffNotes This post and video is in honor of Benjamin Graham and his book The Intelligent Investor. I'm still slugging my way through the book but the parallels and applications to the market now as it stands is uncanny. He talks in broad ideas and concepts which allows for it to be as close to timeless as you can get. The Breakdown: - "Graham was an investor and iSee more
#HealthyHabits So if you were to actually be able to take a peak into my Fidelity investments these 4 ETFs would make up 70% of my individual brokerage account in Fidelity and $VT makes up 100% of my HSA. Today's #HealthyHabits I want to build on understanding ETFs and how they can be helpful. By now you all know I am a #DefensiveInvestor who is low risk and wants to generate passive income w/ minimalSee more
Aug 26, 2020 - Aug 26, 2021
#TheIntelligentInvestor #BookReport Again and again I am surprised how Benjamin Graham's book remains timeless despite being as old as it it. His way of thinking seems to have stood up to the test of time and again I see a lot of parallels between his cautions and Crypto, IPOs, and purchasing stocks at all time highs. This one will be on Chapter 6 - "Portfolio Policy for the Enterprising Investor: NSee more
#BuildCashPosition Psychologically this current week has been nothing but gut punches for most of us on here. If the stock market was always going up without red days/weeks in between ... well then everyone would be doing it. Sometimes doing nothing in the market can be the best strategy. This doesn't mean you don't still keep investing in mind ... you just might need to pivot to building out a casSee more
#TheIntelligentInvestor #BookReport This chapter might have been the most noticeably dated as we now thankfully live in the day and age of ETFs over mutual funds, access to fractional shares, and no trade fees as an almost standard practice. With that being said, somehow this book always still finds a way to be relevant although as you will see w/ some of the later passages for potentially the opposSee more
#TheIntelligentInvestor #BookReport So today is going to be Ch 4 - "General Portfolio Policy: The Defensive Investor." Will try to keep this one shorter as it is a school night. "The rate of return sought should be dependent, rather, on the amount of intelligent effort the investor is willing and able to bring to bear on his task. The minimum return goes to our passive inestor, who wants both safeSee more
#TheIntelligentInvestor #BookReport Onwards to chapter 3, it was a rainy morning and had plenty of time to read and so I struggled through "A Century of Stock-Market History: The Level of Stock Prices in Early 1972." I'm far from a history buff or technical investor and so this one was particularly painful to read and digest. With that being said there is wisdom in understanding where the market hasSee more
#TheIntelligentInvestor #BookReport For the after market and the weekend scroller - I leave you w/ this post. I've been trapped at home and a little hyperactive the past two days w/ too much time. Will definitely be toned down more next week. So on to chapter 2 ... "The Investor and Inflation." For some context, the Fourth Revised Edition I am reading was updated by Graham in 1971-1972 and initiallSee more
#TheIntelligentInvestor #BookReport I'm trying to read The Intelligent Investors from cover to cover in 2021. I feel like I am in school again ... chipping away at a textbook trying to teach myself. Kind of miss this grind. Will try to share w/ y'all any interesting quotes or sections right here as I go. These posts will be more boring than usual ... even I can't make this seem sexy. 😂 Not even w/ aSee more
#WarrenBuffett #GoldenRule Warren Buffett's Golden Rule is - "Rule No. 1 is never lose money. Rule No. 2 is never forget Rule No. 1." So what does this mean to you? How do you put this into actual practice? Share w/ us below 👇 Imagine you have $100 invested in Stock A which is a small cap, volatile, low chance of a very high return, and high chance of losing some money (not all). Now say Stock A exSee more
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