Crossing the street blindfolded

Have you ever considered crossing a busy street blindfolded while talking on your cellphone? This is what a lot of investors do during their investing life. Some get to cross the street unharmed due to dumb luck, but most will get side swiped and bruised, and some will even get run over and never recover. […]

Your investment style

Happy New Year!  I apologize for not writing more in the past couple of weeks.   I’ve been quite busy doing some eclectic investing.   I can’t tell you what I’ve been investing in right now since I signed a non-disclosure agreement. This year, I have a lot of things going on.   I’m working on improving the […]

Holiday Investing

This is probably your busiest time of the year.  There are many distractions requiring your time: parties, shopping, decorating your home, etc.   One of the most enjoyable to me is to find new investment ideas for the new year.    A lot of investors take this time to evaluate their portfolios, prune out the positions that […]

Pruning your portfolio

I’m the kind of person who has trouble letting go of things.   In the investment world you must be methodical and calculating.  Never get attached to your investments.   Make sure you have a process to prune the nonperforming positions and replace them with investments that could provide you better returns. To prune my portfolio, I […]

Eclectic Learning – Absorbing knowledge like a sponge

Have you ever wondered why some people learn things faster than others? It has to do with your brain power and also the amount of body of knowledge one can use to relate to new concepts. Maybe you can’t control the amount of brain power you were born with, but you can definitely work on […]