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Compounding is the eighth wonder of the world

Simply put, compounding means money makes money that makes money that makes money. So, instead of thinking about returns in a linear fashion, compounding actually illustrates the exponential growth of assets over time, which is as important for a trader as it is for an investor. Let go of the short-term mindset Beginning traders and […]

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Ray Dalio – Principles – Review

I saw this piece of writing on a bookshelf and decided to give it a read. It’s not an investing book per se but a story of life and work principles written by one of the most successful hedge fund managers, billionaire Ray Dalio. Dalio writes about the principles he developed while running Bridgewater Associates. […]

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Ride them up, not down

If you buy into stocks going up, you’ll capture uptrends. If you buy into stocks going down, you’ll capture downtrends. You can’t control how far a trend can go or when it will reverse, but it’s up to you to decide which part of the move you are trying to have exposure in. Going back […]

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Burton G. Malkiel – A Random Walk Down Wall Street – Review

A popular investing book that I received for speaking about my trading at a live event. The book was first published in 1973 but has been revised and updated several times. This one is the latest twelfth edition published in 2019. The author is an academician who supports passive index investing, and his content represents […]

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No pain, no gain

People often look for easy money in the markets. They are in for the reward without wanting to tolerate the pain. When I think systematically in quite efficient markets, the more gain you want the more pain you need to put up. Strategies with excessive returns need something that people are less willing to do. […]