Thursday , 9 December 2021

Strategies

Should You “Buy & Hold” or “Time” the Market?

Warren Buffett likes to counsel individual investors to buy-and-hold (specifically, buy an equity index fund and hold it forever). This is a perfect example of “do as I say, not as I do,” as Buffett has successfully timed the market for decades and, [interestingly,] Buffett is now carrying his largest cash position ever in stark contrast to individual investors who now hold their smallest cash positions since the height of the internet bubble. Clearly, he’s timing once again and I’m sure a few of you are wondering just how he manages to do this so successfully. [Let me explain.]

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“Home Run” Style Investing: Here’s How to Improve Your Chances (+2K Views)

Most “home run” investments evolve over time. Rarely do they happen overnight. Investors have to put themselves in the right position to “get home” by getting off to a good start with the investment to begin with. This, along with a little luck, dramatically increases the chance of a big winner. Here are 7 recurring themes to such “home run” style investing. Words: 640

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