Muddled minds harm investors so we need awareness of the psychological effects of isolation and confused thinking. This discussion continues the 10 Paralyzing Mental Blocks of Investors introduced in the last post. Isolation and confusion can quickly produce confused thinking and mentally block an investor from making the right decisions. Part 6 of the White Top View Series, Mind Game discussing emotions and psychological aspects of investing.
Optimism and unrealistic minds of investors discusses the need for a realistic, knowledgeable outlook. Personal finance and investing basics includes knowing that unfounded optimism and unrealistic attitudes can produce huge losses. This post continues the White Top View Series, Mind Game discussing emotions and psychological aspects of investing.
The attached stubborn and helpless investor continues the discussion of the 10 Paralyzing Mental Blocks of Investors introduced in the last post. This post discusses the challenges of attachment, stubbornness and helplessness that can mentally block an investor. Part 4 of the White Top View Series, Mind Game discussing emotions and psychological aspects of investing.
Learning to invest well can be fun, interesting and manageable. It just can’t be fast. It does take time. An hour a week can be used to learn but an hour a day can be put to very good, interesting and profitable use to learn, select and manage a portfolio well.
More time in equals more money out! Wisdom of the saying, you get out what you put in, applies to investing. This Part 2 of 3 discusses committing an hour a week to learning management of investments and to understanding markets, investing and your portfolio.
Time to invest or time for an advisor? Is your financial future and security worth some time? Too little time and you have no choice but to use an advisor. If your future is important enough, spending time well can significantly improve investment returns. But it takes time and effort. This White Top View blog post discusses personal finance and investing basic topics.
Irrational behavior in normal markets are one can puzzle investors, especially investing novices. In fact, irrational behavior and normal markets are perfectly normal. They are the same thing. Most people think of themselves as rational beings. However when it comes to investing you can see much irrational behavior. Part 2 of the 6 part White Top View Series, Mind Game, discusses emotions and psychological aspects of investing.
3 Wealth Assassins Lurk! Fear, greed and procrastination are 3 wealth assassins that can devastate an investor’s portfolio. Use awareness, education and commitment to defend your portfolio against these attackers. Part 1 of the 6 part White Top View Series, Mind Game, discusses emotions and psychological aspects of investing.
Alternate stock markets and trader choices are set up as direct competitors to the major exchanges. They serve institutional traders or to profit their institutional owners. In both Canada and the US there are multiple alternate stock markets set up to exchange shares for institutions. Generally speaking, these businesses set up as direct competitors to the major exchanges that we discussed in the earlier posts in the Stock Markets blog series.
Investors ride rich rocks to build the TSX. Vast wealth comes from harvesting Canadian resources that built the nation and institutions across Canada. For investors, that includes the stock exchange now named the TSX that makes Toronto the dominating trading center for Canada.