Paper Roses and Real Losses

Paper Roses and Real Losses
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Remember how that song Paper Roses by Marie Osmond described a perfect love that never was? Well, stock market profits are sometimes pretty much like that – with a little twist of course I have an officemate who was grumbling about a large sum of money (in terms of us mortals who do not own half the world’s businesses) that they lost because his wife disagreed with his decision to sell their st...
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Fear is a Bad Adviser

Fear is a Bad Adviser
One of the most important things that an investor should know, if he plans to make a lot of money by trading shares, is not only how the market moves - but what is causing it to move. What was it that Dale Carnegie said in one of his books: “A problem well stated, is a problem half solved?” Don’t even ask why I am quoting Carnegie here. I know he was into those self help books. He became more p...
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Money grow like grass

Money grow like grass
Remember the quip: “Money Don’t Grow on Trees”? or “Money Don’t Grow like grass”?  I guess trees were not really created to sprout money as leaves, eh? But did you know that money actually grow like trees? If you don’t, then, I’ve got news for you. Let’s see how you grow a tree. 1. You grow a tree by first turning a seed into a seedling. So you start pooling that allocated money that you wou...
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Really now, Why do the rich become richer?

Really now, Why do the rich become richer?
Have you ever wondered if the so called great leaders that led many a poor people to their untimely death, the others in further misery, in some revolution cooked up in the name of poverty, injustice and inequality, were truly great leaders? Not just some persuasive, myopic individuals who wrongly believed that other people’s great fortunes are always a direct result of some oppressive schemes to ...
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Money Everywhere

Money Everywhere
Wouldn’t it be nice if you can make money whichever way you turn? I mean, really! Money everywhere. This may sound a bit ridiculous, but people who knows what to do, makes money whichever way the market goes. Oh yeah, we are still talking about the stock market. But before someone haul everything he got and dump them into this “magical world of stock market investing” where nobody loses, here’s...
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When stocks are down

In my third blog, (this is the 4th) I mentioned that the stock market is where you should be when it is making a lot of money (going up) for everyone, that even the price of the lousiest stocks are rising. But what do you do when stocks are down. Let’s clarify that a little bit. What I meant by that statement is that you should already be there in the stock market when it starts making a lot of...
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