The type of investment strategy best suited to you comes down a lot to the risk that you're comfortable taking on.
If you're prepared to take on risk, you have the chance of making better returns, but the chances are higher you're going to lose money.
If you're looking for a more high-risk investment strategy, here's one to consider…
How the Bonkers portfolio works
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There are a whole host of different investment strategies to try out. Over recent years, factor investing has grown in popularity.
Factor investing involves picking stocks using different metrics such as value and momentum.
So which factor investment strategies perform the best?
Let's take a closer look…
What is factor investing?
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When you invest, you should follow a strategy. By sticking with your strategy you're more likely to remain disciplined and focused. And this pays off over the years.
Not following a strategy is likely to reflect in the performance of your portfolio.
If you're uncertain as to what sort of investment strategy to follow, here's one for you to weigh up…
Introducing momentum investing
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Momentum investing involves buying into shares on an upward trend.
Your aim is find shares that are on the up, buy them in the hope the upward trend continues then sell at a profit.
But momentum investing is risky. And it can also cost you, not just in losses.
So what are the pros and cons of momentum investing?
Let's take a closer look…
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Investors are always on the lookout for investment strategies to help them make money on the stock market.
One popular strategy is buy low and sell high, otherwise known as value investing. This works on the premise of finding cheap, unpopular shares that the market is ignoring. You buy and wait for everyone else to catch on.
Yet there's another strategy that's proving profitable. But some i... ››› more
At first glance, investing in momentum shares using a trading system looks like a dumb idea… “I'll catch this stock while it's going up and ride it, and then get off in time.” Who can possibly do that with consistency? Think about it… that assumes that you know the stock is definitely going up. It assumes that you'll know exactly when to get out before the music stops. And it assumes that ... ››› more
This is a risky technical analysis route to take, but it could pay off. Momentum investing involves profiting from following the herd higher in a stock, then ditching it before it starts to fall. It's all about timing. Read on to find out how you can follow the herd with momentum investing…
Using momentum to make short-term trades means you have to believe in the herd mentality of investors, G... ››› more
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