The Efficient Market Hypothesis has never been convincingly proved and,
increasingly, modern studies have seemed to show that on a day to day
basis markets conform more to the principles of random walk and herein
lies the possibility for astute investors to achieve great wealth
Why is it seemingly impossible to predict share market movements with
absolute accuracy? The Crash of 1929 and how we kept on making the same
mistakes in 1969, 1987, 2001 and 2008.
sure you take advantage of it!
Though few investors manage to buy exactly at the bottom and sell exactly
at the top of market cycles, there are strategies which will allow you to
profitably take advantage of these cycles.
Periodic market tremors shake the over-ripe apples from the tree. How to make
sure its not you that gets caught.
The average bull market of the past 46 years has lasted around 44 months and
has offered a compound annual average growth rate of 32.16 percent. Bear markets
have lasted an average of eleven months and resulted in average losses of 37 percent.
Share market trading is a mugs game, but the long-term investor can still profit
handsomely from market cycles.
Using the tools of the share market trader to fine-tune a winning long-term
Why it is important to recognise that shares can be grouped into different risk and
The balance sheet statistics that distinguish long-term share market winners. A few
simple tests make the difference between winners and losers.
How to build a portfolio precisely tailored to your personal needs. How the
best fared in the 2003 to 2007 bull market.
Even the best portfolios invariably end up with a few shares that run out of
steam early in the market cycle. Understanding why and recognising why constant
vigilance is vital
The acid test is not only how well they do in bull markets, but how they cope
when the bear bites.
Time to recognise that as you grow older your ability to cope with market risk
must diminish and your portfolio profile must reflect this fact.
Why it is important to spread your investments across different market sectors.
Which Technical Analysis indicators are the most effective to use when seeking
to optimally time your buying and selling.
The mythical crystal ball DOES exist!