I titled this article with a quote from T. Harv Eker, author, businessman and motivational speaker. While we can't control what life gives us (more lemons for some), we can control our attitude towards it. Most people show up at a job because they have to, not because they want to. They just go with the … Continue reading How you do ANYTHING is how you do EVERYTHING!
The Magic of Convertible Bond Hedging A friend of mine recently introduced me to The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations where David, the Founder of the Carlyle Group (Private Equity Firm) interviews other leaders in America’s companies to find out what makes a great leader. But, essentially it’s basically a super-rich dude also … Continue reading How to Beat the Market with Almost No Market Risk
You've probably heard of the old adage; "if you're not growing, you're dying". Our life purpose should extend beyond merely existing. If you've only got one shot at this event called life, have a bang of a time! #YOLO Source: memecentre.com The lads are big on self-development. We find every opportunity to feed our hungry … Continue reading 8 books wiser by the end of 2018!
Here are our top 3 recommendations for investing books for beginners! The first one we would recommend that is really easy to understand for the beginner investor is: One Up on Wall Street By Peter Lynch He is one of the most famous fund managers returning an average of 29.2% per annum at … Continue reading Best Investment Books for Beginners
This information in this article might be slightly outdated but the gist of it still remains. During one of my presentations in the SMU EYE Investment FOREX Sub-committee I had the chance to test out the correlation between the US Dollar / Canadian Dollar Pair and crude oil (Western Texas Intermediate & Brent). Of course … Continue reading FOREX: Understanding Commodity-Pegged Currencies
I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw that Snapchat lost more than 7% just because of a single tweet! I quote from Bloomberg (just in case you think we are fake news, we aren't): "on the heels of a tweet from Kylie Jenner, who said that she doesn't open the app anymore." sooo does … Continue reading Lessons from A Tweet that Wiped out $1.3B Off SnapChat’s Market Value
We're entering the 10th year of the stock market bull run. Equity valuations are arguably "over-priced". The US economy is starting to show good strength, inducing the central bank to push the interest rate lever upwards. It is very likely that we will see several rate hikes in the ensuing periods of this year, but … Continue reading The Relationship: Volatility & 2 Indices.
Non-Farm Payroll (Unemployment Data) The Non-Farm Payroll announcement is the release of employment data that is not related to farm jobs or private household employees or non-profit organisations. This accounts for approximately 80% of the workers that produce the entire GDP of the United States. This, of course, is one of the most influential statistics … Continue reading 3 Announcements Investors have to Look Out For
Risking more than 2% per trade “Go hard or go home”. This phrase is being passed around everywhere today. Sounds apt in the gym, but not so much in trading. Many novice traders are guilty of risking a significant amount of their account in any one trade. Trading is a game of probability and randomness … Continue reading 3 Ways To Blow A FOREX Account
In an attempt to exercise financial prudence, it is common for most of us to create a budget for expenses. While there are personal finance apps out there to help you out, tracking expenses and keeping within budget can be an arduous process, week after week. For expenses, I only record big ticket items that … Continue reading Track savings instead of spending.