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Real Name: James

Location: Liverpool

About Me:

29 year old Recruitment Consultant who is keen on becoming Financial Independent through investing in quality businesses over the medium-longer term

Investment Strategy
I trade... weekly
I tend to buy... after much research
I hold for... a year
I invest with... <£100k
Diversification is ... important, but not beyond 10 positions
A scouse Warren Buffet.

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I have been meaning to write this article for sometime and open up a bit of a conversation around people’s emotional intelligence and how learning more about the way we think can help with our investment decisions. This is more my own ramblings than any well-thought out piece. For people who do not know - Emotional Intelligence is the capacity to be aware, control &…

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Hi Velo, I did know that Sir Issac was involved with the bubble but I didn't know a huge amount of the backstory. Many thanks for providing a more detailed version of events, really fascinating! I think the story tells us a few things - being over-confident can blind your judgement, the fear of missing out making you risk more than you feel comfortable with.…

It's been a few months since I posted my thoughts around improving my emotional intelligence to better my returns & I feel it's an exercise well worth doing. You can study the markets, charts & technical to death but I feel little is discussed or understood on the emotional side of investing. Here's a few things I've learnt to get better at:- Confirmation bias -…

One comment on a forum and suddenly the value of the business is an extra £3.6M // + 20% !?!? "The decline we have seen in the Wey share price, which is hurtful to all the board of directors who are either shareholders or hold options, has not been one characterised by big moves. Instead, there has been consistent small selling of parcels of shares.…

Timing the market is always going to be difficult. It really depends upon your investment horizon and generally speaking - cash loses its value over time, shares increase their value over time.

Ask the shorters how they got along with Ocado. when you invest in a business, you don't invest because it has as good stockrank, but you invest in an actual business. I would encourage you to remember your investment is more than just a stock ticker. If you like what you read in the annual report, you believe in management and you feel that the…

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