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How to Read an Annual Report Like Mohnish Pabrai

How to Read an Annual Report Like Mohnish Pabrai

How do you read a company's annual report? It's a question I often get. The renowned value investor Mohnish Pabrai was recently asked that exact question in a YouTube video. Luckily for us, he answered. This is obviously very valuable information, as he is a gifted...

Why I’m Grateful that COVID-19 Messed Up My Life

Why I’m Grateful that COVID-19 Messed Up My Life

When Denmark locked down in the spring of 2020, I, like many others around the world, watched the news unfold with confusion and a growing sense of isolation. I was alone with two small boys (3 and 6 years old at the time), and I felt trapped. I couldn't even run down...

Five Types of Companies You Should Avoid in a Recession

Five Types of Companies You Should Avoid in a Recession

Warren Buffett says there are only two rules in investing: Never lose money. Never forget rule number 1. It sounds so simple. But how do you avoid losing money? The most important thing is to avoid investing in companies that go bankrupt. In a recession, more...

Three Things Running Can Teach You About Investing

Three Things Running Can Teach You About Investing

Sometimes when I run, I think about how much running and stock market investing have in common. Actually, running is super simple. You just have to put one foot in front of the other. It's an effective form of exercise, and you can probably add a decade to your life...

Why Did Michael Burry Sell All His Stocks and Shares?

Why Did Michael Burry Sell All His Stocks and Shares?

When Michael Burry steps out of the stock market, people wonder why.   The legendary hedge fund manager Michael Burry became famous for predicting the 2008 financial crisis, as depicted in the movie The Big Short, which was based on true events.   In the second...

Five Reasons Not to Trust Analysts’ Recommendations

Five Reasons Not to Trust Analysts’ Recommendations

“Is there a recommendation to buy stocks in the company?” “What do the analysts say about it?” These are the kinds of questions I often hear people ask when they are considering investing in a company. Most people have blind faith in stock analysts as experts and...

Five Hacks for Getting Productive After a Vacation

Five Hacks for Getting Productive After a Vacation

We all know the feeling. You're back from a long vacation, and now you barely remember how the coffee machine works. While you've been away, tasks have piled up while your pace is slower than before. How do you get into it again? Where should you start, and how? This...

The Top 20 Online Sites For Stock Market Investors

The Top 20 Online Sites For Stock Market Investors

There are a lot of tools available for you as an investor, but it's easy to get lost on the internet. This list will help you cut to the chase and find the best sites quicker.  Here are the 20 best online tools and websites for value investors:  1. The Company's Own...

Three Reasons I Want to Invest for Others

Three Reasons I Want to Invest for Others

When I began blogging five years ago, I looked around the investment landscape and noticed how ordinary people gambled with their money. Back then, the trend was cannabis stocks and small IPOs that didn’t have a chance to really fly. It made me want to blog about...

The 12 Investing Books that Made Michael Burry

The 12 Investing Books that Made Michael Burry

Michael Burry, who became famous as an investor when he shorted subprime before the financial crisis, a story which was dramatized in The Big Short, is not a trained economist, and he has never gone to business school. He is, on the contrary, a trained doctor....

7 Ways to Stomach the Volatility in the Market

7 Ways to Stomach the Volatility in the Market

Stocks are diving, and when you read the business news, your eyes stop on words like "collapse," "crash," and "blood-red." You feel a sting of anxiety in your stomach when you read the headlines or visit your online bank - which confirms that yes, your stocks and...

Five Reasons to Let Others Invest for You

Five Reasons to Let Others Invest for You

I’m all about getting educated about money, finance, and stocks and making your own investment decisions. Sometimes, however, there can be some sound reasons for letting others invest for you instead of doing it yourself. Over the last four years, I have blogged and...

How Warren Buffett Ran His Early Partnership

How Warren Buffett Ran His Early Partnership

If you invested with Warren Buffett in 1957, and until his partnership was dissolved in 1969, an investment of 10,000 USD would have grown into more than 160,000 USD. If, on the other hand, you had invested in the US stock index Dow Jones, it would only have grown to...

Four Reasons Stocks Dive

Four Reasons Stocks Dive

The stock market has been very choppy lately. Stocks fall, stocks rise. Some companies have lost a lot of market value and others have regained it. Sometimes there is a logical reason for the plunge, and other times it’s not entirely clear why a business plummets. In...

Five Takeaways From Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter

Five Takeaways From Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter

Every year, Warren Buffett publishes an annual letter to investors, and many people look forward to what he has to say about the market.  It’s that time of the year, and in this blog post, I’ll review the key points from this year’s letter.  The letter comes as part...

Five Areas Where You Can Obtain Compound Interest

Five Areas Where You Can Obtain Compound Interest

Albert Einstein called the power of compounding a miracle. To be more exact, he said: “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn’t, pays it.” The power of compounding is an expression for the effect when the...

How Much Money Do You Need to Start Investing in Stocks?

How Much Money Do You Need to Start Investing in Stocks?

"How much money do I need before I can start investing in stocks?" It is a simple question with a simple and quite logical answer, but it pops up again and again. When the question comes up so often, there is a reason for it. It’s a mental barrier - not really a...

The Ten Most Important Things I Learned From Bob Proctor

The Ten Most Important Things I Learned From Bob Proctor

Bob Proctor taught many people how to live their lives to the fullest, to be more and to earn more than they ever dreamed of being and earning before they met him. Bob, who was 88, was in the middle of a lot of projects when he died (it’s said he died peacefully in...

Five Steps to Get Prepared for a Market Crash

Five Steps to Get Prepared for a Market Crash

Shares are falling, and it’s making headlines. In the media, different experts predict an impending crash. Does that make you nervous? You don’t have to fear a meltdown in the stock market. You can actually prepare for it and use it to your advantage. Here are five...

Five Ways to Get Cash Flow to Pay the Bills With Shares

Five Ways to Get Cash Flow to Pay the Bills With Shares

How do you make money so you can pay the bills? Most people go to work and give of their time, effort, and energy so they can collect a paycheck at the end of the month. Most people make money this way because they haven’t really thought of any other way. It’s what...

Five Tips to Stay Cool in a Nervous Market

Five Tips to Stay Cool in a Nervous Market

To be a successful investor you have to avoid the natural human instinct to follow the herd. When the stock market goes down, your natural tendency is going to be to want to sell, and when the stock market is going up, your natural tendency is going to be to want to...

What’s the Difference Between Rich and Wealthy?

What’s the Difference Between Rich and Wealthy?

Rich or wealthy? Maybe you think these are two different words for the same thing, but they aren’t.  You can almost hear it in the word. One is like a rush. It’s material. The other is more solid and has more of a psychological quality to it.  So what exactly is the...

10 Steps to Setting Great New Year’s Resolutions

10 Steps to Setting Great New Year’s Resolutions

How did last year's New Year's resolution go. Maybe you just forgot about it as the champagne bottles were packed away and life resumed. What's going to make this year any different? How do you make your decision stick? No worries, I've got you covered.  Here are ten...

How to Gift Shares for Christmas

How to Gift Shares for Christmas

Why not give shares for Christmas or birthday presents? They don't clutter or take up space, and it's the type of gift that keeps on giving. If you select shares in some good companies, they'll hopefully increase in value over time. But more importantly than that, you...

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