Lessons From Jack Bogle (IM 921)

“You must wait until the evening to enjoy the splendor of the day.” Sophocles Founder and chief executive of The Vanguard Group, Jack Bogle, is considered as one of the greatest American investors. The ideal investment vehicle for Bogle was a low-cost index fund held over a period of a lifetime with dividends reinvested and purchased…

Behind GameStop, AMC, etc.. (IM 844)

The market has been crazy since Chamath Palihapitiya, Elon Musk and few others twitted about GameStop (ticker: GME), a video game company which was terribly hurt by Coronavirus. The company was heavily shorted by some most popular hedge fund Melvin capital. But the investors has gone crazy through the conversation in Reddit. The stock price…

The error of confirmation (IM 825)

In almost all of the cases, the past events and our past experiences determine our decision for the future. This could be the biggest error we are making everyday. Since the world is dynamic, the predication of future based on past events is a losing bet. Take an example of this Coronavirus, we never expected…

Pattern of mistakes (IM 697)

The path to success starts with knowing the weakness and mistakes and challenging them. The reflection of the mistakes is crucial to progress from it. I have been noticing that I have made a lot of mistakes. Here I have enlisted my painful mistakes that I’ve made in investment career till now. I wrote down…

Recognizing the dips (IM 585)

Well, there is a possibility to recognize the dips in the stock market everyday, but it doesn’t happens all the time to most of the people. Long term investor are very clear about this as they follow the stock for a long time and they know its history. And history repeats… GE is now at…

Reverse splitting yourself (IM 564)

“Reverse splitting” is a term very familiar to the investors. When the price of the stock goes down, the company decides to decrease the number of shares by a specific ratio maintaining the total equity unchanged. Recently, because of the crude oil crash, a lot of crude oil ETFs were reverse splitted. We can use…

Start: Novel Investment (IM 545)

For a long time, I’ve been brainstorming the ways I can do better on learning new stuffs and applying it to a real life.  It’s always challenging to learn new skills. I have always been seeking a new way of doing everything. But, I’m realizing that seeking a new way doesn’t make any sense. I got…

Is it the “option” days? (IM 535)

Trading has been very unpredictable due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Stock market has been swinging every day in a week making the record high since 1987. Stocks are swimming in the ‘red ocean’ because of the fear of this crisis. But people buying “options” are making money as you can buy both “call” and “put”…

Every condition reverse itself (IM 322)

….. and tries to become normal. That’s the nature’s law… What goes down will rise and what rises will fall trying to come to normalcy. Same applies in investing as well: oversold stocks will rise and overbought stocks will fall trying to become neutral.