Author Archives: Chris Belchamber

4 Key Insights You Need to Become a “Best Investor”

4 Key Insights You Need to Become a “Best Investor” Whether you are just starting your investing journey, or you have been an investor for years, your goal is probably to gain financial freedom. But investing, as you know, can … Continue reading

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Why Relying on Investing Benchmarks Might be a Costly Mistake

Why Relying on Investing Benchmarks Might be a Costly Mistake The following is adapted from Invest Like the Best. https://geni.us/InvestLiketheBest To succeed as an investor, you must be able to determine how effective your investment strategies are. That’s probably not surprising … Continue reading

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8 Books That Will Help You Re-Take Control of Your Life 

Entrepreneur Insider LIFESTYLE 8 Books That Will Help You Re-Take Control of Your Life By drawing on the expertise of others, you can go a long way towards ensuring that your path forward will be a successful one. Peter Daisyme … Continue reading

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The “Helicopter Parent” Fed and the Fatal Crash of Risk. To Succeed as an Investor, You Need to Understand These 2 Simple Concepts.

“Helicopter Parents generate a perfection of moral hazard, defined as there is no incentive to hedge risk because one is protected from its consequences. Moral hazard perversely increases the incentives to take on more risk because Mommy and Daddy (the … Continue reading

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How to Know Your Risk and Invest Like the Best. Podcast.

  Luck plays a huge part in investing if you’re not doing it the right way. How would you rate your decision-making ability when it comes to your investments? https://maplemoney.com/podcast/know-your-risk-and-invest/

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Take the Guesswork Out of Investing With These 2 Simple Systems

  The following is adapted from “Invest Like the Best”.  Most people would agree that one of the best ways to get better at something is by learning from an expert. Investing is no exception. In fact, studying the mindsets … Continue reading

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Q1 2021 Review: Highest average equity allocation to the worst ever long term expected return. Be a better investor than Isaac Newton.

Q1 2021 Review: Highest average equity allocation to the worst ever long term expected return. Be a better investor than Isaac Newton. https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsnr.2018.0018 Many smart and successful individuals often make tragic investment errors. It is not because they lack intelligence. … Continue reading

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2020 Review: Fiat Money Explosion. Levitation and Instability.

  Fiat Money Explosion. Levitation and Instability.   https://www.goldmoney.com/research/goldmoney-insights/the-next-dollar-problem-has-just-arrived The US money supply explosion in 2020 was far beyond anything we have experienced before, and yet it was also just a continuation of the pattern of sustained acceleration in the … Continue reading

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Q3 2020 Review

Q3 2020 Review  In my Q4 2019 review I drew attention to the downtrend to new post 2008 lows in global growth, in terms of both trade volume growth and industrial production. This was the platform for the  global economy, … Continue reading

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Q2 2020 Review. Policy chaos adding to economic crisis.

Q2 2020 Review. Policy chaos adding to economic crisis   https://twitter.com/LynAldenContact/status/1275123151614115840 The chart above shows that the S&P 500, priced in gold, peaked in 2018, and is now in a downtrend. This correlates well with real GDP which has followed … Continue reading

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