In these fraught times, I need to continually remind myself that long term, in spite of market conditions, there are a handful of investors who do outperform over time.Read More
Happy New 2019!
“Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” - Warren Buffett.
With the Trump shutdown, Brexit on the brink and Modi weirding out investors in India, it’s probably not yet the time to be greedy.
I don’t have a coherent post this week. With the markets in turmoil I’ve been putting together a list of things to think about for investors including buying an ETF that goes up when the S&P goes down (NYSE:SPDN). Complex pros and cons to this and I’ve also been looking at indicators I’ve discussed before in my Boom & Doom posts.
The Indian grannies gathering interest at 6.5% (the Reserve Bank of India rate) in their savings accounts suddenly look like geniuses compared to their wheeler dealer grandkids. The Indian markets are down about 12% since August.
I’m happy to chat to any readers on the phone about my findings. If there is enough interest I could put together a webinar.
I’m wandering the Lake District as the summer holidays come to a close. The 4 year old is obsessed with all things Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter while the 7 year old loves “Swallows and Amazons”. Both books are set up here in The Lakes.Read More