How to Read an Annual Report in 10 Minutes- Part 2

In part one, we laid down the basics. Now let’s talk about numbers. We are going to take a look at our annual report again. In a good one, we will find a table. Usually, we can find it near the front or back and it will show a five or ten-year financial summary. At…

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Coping With Success

Dr. Ari Kiev, author of “Trading to Win”, says that “winning days are often followed by plateaus and losing streaks.” Dr. Terrance Odean, a behavioural economist, has pointed out that beginner online investors who have multiple successful trades often wind up over-trading. It seems that as novices, we think that because we have had a…

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How to Read an Annual Report in 10 Minutes- Part I

It’s annual report season once again and like you, I am waiting for the deluge of reports to arrive in my mailbox. It’s easy to feel as if we are drowning in a sea of paper and numbers, but there is a way to keep our heads above water and minimise the amount of time…

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Calm and Carefree

It’s all about perception. What I see as being work, might be a fun challenge for someone else. The difference is, when we view a task as work, it can become boring, repetitive and stressful. Why does the very same task, viewed from a different perspectives take on a different meaning? Well, one possibility is…

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Investors Must Evolve Like Apple or Face Extinction

Many investing opportunities can arise from a rapidly changing environment. However, you need to ensure that you are always one-step ahead. As Apple has learned, it is not an easy thing to do. This past week, Apple, with fanfare and brilliant showmanship launched new iPhones, a new mobile operating system and the new Apple Watch.…

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