September 26, 2017

What’s your strategy in buying stocks?

Buying shares is a form of investment that one does for the purpose of reaping future profits. By so doing, people who buy shares are called investors. Yes! Thousands of stocks are available for purchase at the stock market. The question is how do you go about finding the right ones to buy? Findings have shown that a lot of investors at the stock market are speculators. A speculator is a trader who approaches the financial markets with the intention of making a profit by buying low and selling high (or higher). The speculator is distinguished from the investor, who…

Principle of investing (I)

Introduction In GTBAM education series published earlier, we presented a study on the “Art of Investing,” where investing was defined as an art and science that requires creativity, experience and good judgment on the art side and quantitative skills, precision on the science divide to achieve mastery of the process. (You can visit our website at www.gtbasset.com to read or download a copy of the article). In this edition, we shall highlight the principles guiding investing in several spheres of the market. It is common knowledge that though many desire to invest and earn returns on their investment, they lack…