Look at how much the the Fortune Global 100 list of companies has changed in just 10 years. This highlights why I think individual stock picking is dangerous for most people.
The top 100 is always changing, there are always companies growing and shrinking and trying to predict this is very difficult. This is exactly why you need to buy 1000s of companies not 10's, and you need to buy small and medium companies not just the 100 biggest.
In investing, people often exhibit “home-country bias” - favouring the stock market of their home country. However, as this image shows, there is wealth to be found everywhere so by diversifying your investments, you avoid the risk of putting all your eggs in one basket.
Have you ever thought about investing in luxury collectables such as fine wine, classic cars, art or jewels? They seem like a lot of fun to hold as investments but how to these alternative assets perform as investments over time?
This infographic shows 10 years returns on luxury asset classes.
Everyone wants their hard-earned money to grow but specific investment goals can vary wildly depending on age or geography. This infographic explores what investors want from their advisers and why they invest.
Compound interest is fundamental to your long-term wealth. It’s so powerful that Albert Einstein apparently referred to it as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’. It is essentially interest on interest. And that concept is so extraordinary that it could change your life.
A million in savings is a major milestone for many people. It’s actually not that difficult to achieve over time. You don’t need to strike it rich with a lucky stock pick, or use a crystal ball to forecast the future of the market.
Your best bet is to simply focus only on the factors you can control. Time. Discipline. Expenses. Diversification. And this applies even if you are aiming to amass a lot more than a million.
A good financial advisor can add up to 3.75% of added value to your portfolio. A bad advisor will probably make decisions based on what is best for them rather than what is best for you. So how can you find a good advisor? Read on for 7 great questions to ask.
2018 was the most volatile year on the stock markets that investors had experienced in a decade. Whilst nobody knows what will happen to the markets going forward, here’s 5 things we can learn from history about volatility. This infographic shows us that what happened in 2018 was nothing out of the ordinary and we should just stick to our long-term plans.
How does your day compare to that of a CEO of a multi-billion dollar company? Do you accept you can’t do it all?More than 50% say they have support from coaches and trainers to help them get the best out of themselves.
Being in the stock market should be a long-term commitment so you must not let the bad times shake your confidence in that decision. Here are 7 facts about the stock market from Tony Robbin’s Unshakeable that should prepare you for all eventualities.