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Dollar Cost Averaging – Practical Lessons From Recent Experience

Saturday, 15 August 2009, 5:14 | Investing | 2 Comments
by Numan

My recent experience with Dollar Cost Averaging and the lessons I learned Several posts ago I discussed my considerations on Dollar Cost Averaging and why I had selected it as my long term investment strategy. I’ve been at it for 4 months and have shown the necessary self restraint, avoiding any impulse buying and selling […]

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My Recent Experience with a Manic-Depressive Stock Market (One Wife and Three Lessons Learned)

Friday, 26 September 2008, 16:13 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

That past couples of weeks required considerable restraint on my part. Everyday brought with it what seemed to be endless opportunities to buy low and sell high. The temptation of making a quick profit off the mass hysteria that engulfed us and the markets was at a peak. I sms’ed the same generic message to […]

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Buffet Bets $320,000 Long on the S&P and against the Hedge Fund Industry

Tuesday, 10 June 2008, 16:07 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Fortune magazine published yesterday that “The celebrated investor wagers a tidy sum that even carefully chosen hedge funds won’t return more than the market over time” It looks like an old fashioned show-down. Will the market outperform even a carefully selected collection of hedge funds? Warren Buffet and Protégé Partners LLC, a ...

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Is Present Value – Value in the Present? The Economic sense behind Net Present Value

Tuesday, 11 March 2008, 21:08 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Present value is a very common financial tool which is used to determine the current value of a future sum of money. 1,000$ a year from now, at 5% interest, are worth approx. 952$ (As you could deposit 952$ today, with 5% interest and receive 1,000$ in a year). Discounting is the process of translating […]

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