Friday, 20 November 2015

Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful

"Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful."  These were words spoken by Warren Buffett at the height of the 2008 Financial Crisis.  I mentioned this phrase a lot when I blogged about the emotion-less and contrarian "Investor Mindset" a few years back.  Nowadays, I seem to have to remind myself about it a lot more.

Monday, 9 November 2015

Our Worst Investment Mistakes

Every quarter, we will receive a statement from one of our brokers showing a lone stock under their custodian holding. The name of the stock is Rekapac, a delisted stock from the over-the-counter Malaysian stock sold on the Singapore exchange.  It serves regularly as a stark reminder of one of the worst investments my husband and I have made in our financial journey.