How much Time to Spend Actively Investing and Trading

One of my best trades in recent years has been to define a conscious time allocation for investing – specifically deciding how much time I should actively spend on trading and investment decisions. It has always been one of the hardest things for me to balance staying in tune with the markets, while keeping enough…

2 Two basic ways to go about investing

Investing doesn’t come natural to the human mind, behavioral biases set us up to make a lot of mistakes.* This makes investing look superficially simple and be very hard at the same time. The primary difficulty lies not in finding a profitable portfolio strategy (a lot of resources are openly available), but in weeding through…

3 Where to start

Unfortunately I have not found a straightforward investor curriculum to follow to reach my goal on a straight path.* Virtually unlimited resources provide great advice, useful ideas and concrete strategies – but this is dwarfed by the amount of noise, useless and very expensive information (not necessarily because it costs a lot, but because it…