Why Stop Losses Actually Increase Risk

Why Stop Losses Actually Increase Risk

In this video we are going to to discuss stop losses, why they are a bad idea and why they actually increase risk, despite what pretty much everyone says, they are a bad idea.

Small down movement lock in losses when the shares might rebound quickly.

When shares gap over a stop loss, you might not notice.

They create a false sense of security, especially with the threat of gapping, you might not pay attention as closely to news and your portfolio if you feel safe with your stops.

Use stop losses at your own peril, in most cases they increase risk, lock in losses and give you a false sense of security

3 Big Mistakes New Investors Make

3 Big Mistakes New Investors Make

When you new and excited to invest, you’re probably a little overwhelmed with everything like setting up a brokerage account, what all the symbols mean, how to put a buy/sell order in, how to find a good investment, which company at what price, what the hell are greeks, how do options work, etc…

But none of those things, though they are important have anything to do with the 3 big mistakes almost all new investors make.

When you are new to investing, be extremely careful who you listen to, the industry is absolutely filled with straight up fake people who don’t know what they are talking about (trying to fake it before they make it), straight up con artists, people blinded by their own bias, it’s an absolute minefield. You have to do your own reserach and carefully screen out sources of advice.

The Esoteric Nature of Money

The Esoteric Nature of Money

Money is a form of energy, more accurately a store of energy, but energy none the less, so if you think of it as a flow of energy like water or electricity, it’s going to take the path of least resistance.

Money is a store of energy and it is attracted to certain people, if you gave everyone $1 million dollars, it would end up in the same hands in 10 years.

Money wants to circulate, it doesn’t like being couped up.

Understanding the esoteric nature of money as energy should help you to develop the mindset and actions required to be the kind of person money is attracted to.

Market Crash | Stonks Only Go Up!?

Market Crash | Stonks Only Go Up!?

The original quote is believed to be, “Buy when there’s blood in the streets, even if the blood is your own,” Baron Rothschild, made a fortune when it was said Napoleon won the battle of Waterloo.

Also attributed to John D Rockefeller, “The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.”

Also known as contrarian investing, going against prevailing market trends.

“Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful,” Warren Buffett, invested in the Washington Post during the 1973-74 bear market which increased 100 fold.

Also known as catching a falling knife, Sir John Templeton would buy into countries and companies at the “point of maximum pessimism”. He invested in every publicly traded European company at the outset of WWII in 1939, sold in 4 years at huge profit

“You pay a premium for a cheery consensus,” Warren Buffett, but you have to do some serious research to ensure the crowd is indeed wrong, find out why a stock is down and whether the price is justified.

Buy when there is blood in the streets… even when it’s your own blood.

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