There is a huge amount of evidence that mindfulness serves a variety of potential advantages. Can it, however, benefit us in becoming better investors?
Think of this blog as your investment terms “cheat sheet.” We’re going to break down lot of the basic investment and financial terms that you should know.
Investing involves committing your attention, energy or money in the hopes of achieving a positive future return. Making the decisions to invest a portion of your life savings can be an unnerving process. The degree to which this process is distressing is dependent on many factors such as your appetite for risk and your hopes or anxieties about the future.
The stock market today is abnormal. Speculative trading, mania, and unhealthy economic policies have led to a market which is valued at concerningly high levels. Here, we investigate the evidence, the potential causes for such a situation and, how to mitigate the risk.
We’ve seen a rapid rise in the price of properties, equities, commodities and cryptocurrencies since the March 2020 drop. One argument for this is inflation. What is inflation, how does it impact you and how can you offset against its potential destruction?
If a 26 year old invested $5 a day, the price of a cup of coffee, on retirement at age 65, they would be sitting on $3.2M! Millennials are in a position to achieve extraordinary returns by investing quantitatively.
Quantitative investing is the search for above average returns using data. Factor investing, which is one example of quant investing, attempts to break down the investing process into quantifiable characteristics. We can then use the data to build an outperforming portfolio.
We overestimate what we can achieve in the short term and underestimate what we can achieve in the long term. In the case of most investors, the goal is long term financial freedom. To achieve this, our actions must be in line with our objective.
The popularity of the FIRE movement (Financial Independence Retire Early) has been growing exponentially over the past over the past decade. Particularly prevalent among millennials, many people simply don’t want to work until the classic retirement age of 65.
Quantitative analysis attempts to makes use of data to make more systematic, rules-based investing decisions. The benefits of factor investing include risk management, diversification and outperformance.