5th Dec


Occupation: Fund Manager, Private Investor

Interests: Economics, European Markets, Forex, International Stocks, US Market

Location: London

About Me:

Currently a high turnover QM investor utilising Ichimoku clouds. Previously 'buy-and-hold' V investor with low turnover. Fascinated by the psychological side of investing as much as the business side.

Investment Strategy
I trade... weekly
I tend to buy... according to my system
I hold for... a few weeks
I invest with... >£1m
Diversification is ... essential to reduce risk
Identify Undiscounted Growth.

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I have always been amused by the calendar superstitions of investors  e.g. US investors :"Sell in May, come back on Presidents Day".. as if it's a proven rule?!However, it's always good to challenge a prejudice, so I went to scrutinise US Equity returns since 1950 to see if there was indeed any seasonality.. there's a great website that provides the details and.. uh ho.. September…

These quotes really inspire me. Which quotes inspire you?It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price (Buffet, W)Investing: Hours of boredom punctuated by moments of terror (Marks, H)The essence of investing.. lies in the management of risks, not the management of returns (Graham, B)You get recessions, you have stock market declines. If you…

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More from your mentor Minervini, Ramridge"We added 35 names to our Buy Alert list this week. Today, most of those stocks are ripping higher with the market. This is encouraging."Looks like it's safe to go back in ?

Hey Ramridge, your mentor Mark Minervini has just tweeted:"Amateurs allow outside opinions and noise to influence them to break their discipline. Pros stick to a well thought out plan and only make major changes based on their underlying strategy. Having a plan is of no use unless you exercise discipline and adhere to it."

Ramridge Your mention of Mr Taleb made me laugh in the context of your second sentence... the so-called he problem of induction (as to whether inductive reasoning leads to actual knowledge). Taleb illustrates the problem with a parable of the Thanksgiving turkey: “Consider a turkey that is fed every day,” Taleb writes. “Every single feeding will firm up the bird’s belief that it is the…

How would you use the VIX as an objective trigger to raise exposure to Equities, Taff?In 2002, buying Equities when the VIX rose above 40 would have got you in at close to the market bottom.But using the same rule in 2008 (VIX>40) you'd have been buying US Equities in late September when the SPX was 1106. Ten weeks later it had fallen 18%. And…

Great work Effortless, in bringing this forum one step closer to the ADVFN asylum

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