Most retail investors have never heard of Walter Schloss…
But he racked up one of the best investment records in history over his 40year career as an investor.
It's a record, few have managed to beat!
After all, he managed to compound his investments 16% year on year from 1955 till he died in 2012.
And it was why Warren Buffett named him one of the great “Super-Investors”!
So ... ››› more
Over the last few months, I've written quite a few rather bleak articles (to say the least). I've issued warning after warning about the state of the financial markets. So, if you follow my Money Morning column regularly, you may easily believe I'm a permabear. A permabear is someone who believes markets will fall no matter what the conditions on the ground look like.
Given my very negative sla... ››› more
We're all watching as Russia and Ukraine are in the midst of a bloody war. Over 3 million people have already been uprooted from their homes, and have fled Ukraine. All this following Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to his people announcing a “special military operation” in Ukraine to “denazify” the country.
We're experiencing the uncertainty a war like this brings.
The po... ››› more
We hear a lot about how cryptos will change the world. But what are they supposed to be changing specifically?
What is the big impact blockchain and other crypto tech is actually supposed to have, and on what areas of our lives?
Well, in today's issue I'm going to list the top two predictions I've seen for what this technology will do in the coming years.
And we’re not talking over ... ››› more
One of world's most successful investors, Carl Icahn, said in an interview with CNBC.
“Before the earthquake, you get the rumblings and then maybe you don't have an earthquake for 20 years, or 10 years, or five years. But these are the rumblings.”
Carl Icahn was specifically referring to the stock market crash.
The funny thing is, there is no obvious cause for all this. In fact, th... ››› more
Newspapers are full of it. Everyone's got something to say about it. The South African Reserve Bank increased interest rates on 23 July 2015.
But what most people call “breaking news” is really just noise to me.
The media sells newspapers and gets TV viewers thanks to this noise. But the one thing you need to remember is that you shouldn't make ANY investment decisions based on this nois... ››› more
When it comes to trading, traders tend to use one of two different strategies. They either use fundamental analysis or they use technical analysis.
With short-term trading, technical analysis does have its advantages. It can help you time your trades, set take profit and stop loss levels, and take advantage of the current trend.
So what is technical analysis? And what are the most used techn... ››› more
There is nothing a short term break-out trader hates more than, a sideways market that doesn't move much.
When the market is directionless, there are so few trading opportunities to make big and quick gains.
Well, for the last five years, the market has been flat and boring and profitable trades have been very scarce.
But now the SAVI index is telling traders that there's a ‘profit pa... ››› more
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