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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Rightmove (LON:RMV) As a customer, I love how easy the website is to use. However, I get the feeling they are really squeezing out every penny from Estate Agents. hxxps:// Now that has worked for the business over the last few years. The question is though, will push up the price to a point where they lose customers, and therefore lose the very USP which…

Hi Mark, Individual share price is affected by the wider markets though too. They are both related to one another and therefore an individual share can drift down if the wider market is drifting down etc. I agree that you should cut your losers early but I would ask, if you're only prepared to risk a 5% fall in the share to sell out, then…

Thanks for sharing. In my opinion, a 5% stop loss is almost pointless. Can I ask what type of shares you would put a 5% stop loss at? You have to be an expert of timing the market in order to make a profit, when taking into account trading costs.

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 -…

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