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Investment Mindset Bootcamp. Stop Gambling. Start Accumulating Long Term Wealth. Step 4.

Step4. The Simple And Essential Math Of Investing. Very little is more important, when it comes to investing than understanding the basic dynamics of risk and return and how to use these two crucial concepts to your best advantage. In … Continue reading

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Investment Mindset Bootcamp. Stop Gambling. Start Accumulating Long Term Wealth. Step 3.

Step 3: Focused Alignment With Suitable Strategy. Avoiding Impulse Triggers And Linear Thinking. Debunking Investment Myths. “You’ve got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, ’cause you might not get there.”  Yogi Berra “With every new wave … Continue reading

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Investment Mindset Bootcamp. Stop Gambling. Start Accumulating Long Term Wealth. Step 2.

Investment Mindset Bootcamp. Stop Gambling. Start Accumulating Long Term Wealth. Step 2. Step 2 of 7: How psychology and technology can improve your investing Step 1 focused mainly on describing the broad challenge of increasing the probability of long term … Continue reading

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Investment Mindset Bootcamp. Stop Gambling. Start Accumulating Long Term Wealth. Step 1.

Step 1 of 7: Awareness and understanding the challenge of long term investment success. “I’m a dumb shit who doesn’t know much relative to what I need to know”  Ray Dalio writes at the beginning of his new book, Principles. Ray Dalio … Continue reading

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The “Passive Investor” Paradox. No-one Is Really A “Passive Investor”.

The “Passive Investor” Paradox. No-one Is Really A “Passive Investor”. Is there anyone who would really invest willingly in a strategy that repeatedly produces negative real returns for around 14 to 29 years? These negative real return periods would also … Continue reading

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Stagflation/Quad 3, Real Yields, And Allocation To TIPS

In the US both breakeven inflation AND real yields have risen Positive real yields are hard find across the globe. A 1%-real yield in the US locked in for 10 years is internationally attractive. The cycle is likely in a … Continue reading

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IMF Warns On US Policy. Markets Depend On US NOT Fixing It.

No wonder the IMF has been forced to speak up on US fiscal policy. US finances have taken an extraordinary turn in the last year or so, and we are only just beginning to see the effects. 3 charts show … Continue reading

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Engineering, Divergence, and global growth weakening.

 Asset purchases and debt growth have been unprecedented in recent years. Central Bank asset purchases have now exceeded $20 Trillion, or nearly half of world GDP. Corporations have also been buying back their own stock  at a rate of around  … Continue reading

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Bonds Beat Equities over 10 Years Says Model With 147 Years Of Data.

                    “Call us cynical, but the prospect of equity market excess returns for the next ten years measuring in the fractions of a percent is not nearly enough compensation for the … Continue reading

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Investment Management. Why You Need A Complete Rethink. 4 Questions.

  (1) Do you understand why chasing past returns could be the worst approach to investment choice? Do you know what metric you should use? The best assessment of Investment Management is not Returns. Returns are usually a main focus, … Continue reading

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