Building new knowledge of how capital markets works is everyone's job, whether you accept that or not. You are part of it, whether you know it or not. By knowingly embracing it you can know things others don'tthings finance professionals don't know yet. You needn't be a finance professor or have any kind of background in finance to do it. To know things others don't you just need to think like a scientist. Think freshly and be curious and open. As a scientist, you should approach investing not with a rule set, but with an open, inquisitive mind. Like any good scientist, you must learn to ask questions. Your questions will help you develop hypotheses you can test for efficiency. In the course of your science inquiry, if you don't get good answers to your questions, it's better to be passive than make an actionable mistake. But merely asking questions won't by itself help you beat the markets. The questions must be the right ones leading to an action on which a bet can be made correctly. So, what are the right questions?
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"Ken Fisher debunks the conventional market mythologies that underlie many of our investing decisions. The questions he focuses on aren’t what you might expect; they don’t have to do with the market’s P/E ratio or interest rate forecasts." Audio Tech
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Why Commodities get no respect? Too many so-called smart investors consider themselves diversified if they have money in stocks, bonds, real-estate, and/maybe, for the sophisticated, some currencies. But commodities rarely, if ever, hit the radar screen. Successful investors look for opportunities to buy value cheap and hold it long-term, regardless of
Accounting and finance like all other business disciplines, really are as much art as they are science. The art of accounting and finance is the art of using limited data to come as close as possible to an accurate description of how well a company is performing. Accounting and finance are
The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. You will learn, for example, that millionaires bargain shop for used cars, pay a tiny fraction of their wealth in income tax, raise children who are often unaware of their family’s
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In capital markets, there is no limit to what you can do to learn and build capital markets technology that no one has ever understood before.
Let's ask a question and see: is it true debt is bad for the economy and stock market? Are we really over-indebted to the point of difficulty?
From infancy, we're taught debt is bad, more debt is worse and loads of debt is downright immoral. It's almost biblical, our aversion to debt.
It doesn't care if you're rich or poor, black or white, tall or fat, male or female, crippled or an Olympian.
Stop pointing your finger at everyone else, if you want to know what causes your investments to fare poorly, look in the mirror.
One of the things we learn about finance is "Buy low, sell high" We all know the goal, but more often than not we end up doing the opposite. How hard can this be?
One natural capital markets technology alive is global bench marking. It is simplistic, and anyone can do it, but mostly they don't and if they do, they usually do it wrong.
When an unfathomable becomes widely fathomable, it's time to abandon it and fathom new unfathomable truths.
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