Lessons from 17th Century Tulipomania

How much would you pay for a stalk of tulip? If you haven’t heard of the Tulip Craze in the 17th century, it might surprise you how much people were willing to pay for a stalk of tulip. Courtesy of commons.wikimedia.org The Tulip Craze takes us back to 17th century Holland when speculators were interested … Continue reading Lessons from 17th Century Tulipomania

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Facing Your Losses

Red. You've bought a stock you thought will do well and now you're five, ten, maybe even twenty percent down. You look and your portfolio and think to yourself. Shit... what do I do? You're faced with 3 choices. Cut your loss, average down or just hold the stock and pray that it recovers. Let … Continue reading Facing Your Losses

Candlesticks Chart Explained

Every stock or currency pair has a corresponding price chart that details every price movement within a given time-frame. It is common for beginners to read line charts, but the information on a line chart is insufficient as it only takes into account closing prices of each period. Hence, I would like to introduce a … Continue reading Candlesticks Chart Explained

Investing in Companies with Economic Moats can give you an Edge

One of Warren Buffett’s investment rules is to only invest in companies with an economic moat. So what exactly is an economic moat? “In business, I look for economic castles protected by unbreachable ‘moats’.” - Warren Buffett Simply put, the metaphoric “castles” are companies and the moats around those castles are special qualities that they … Continue reading Investing in Companies with Economic Moats can give you an Edge

Tips for those in their 20s, from a 23 year old.

Disclaimer: All opinions expressed on this blog are not to be taken as financial advice. We are not professional financial advisers. It is necessary to do your own due diligence before making any investment decision. Recently, CapitalistLAD joined InvestingNote to widen our engagement circle. Our content has been well received by the members of the … Continue reading Tips for those in their 20s, from a 23 year old.