When Uncle8888 started this blog on Sunday, 19 November 2006; he named the title of his blog to his investing and trading strategies which he has been revising and executing since Jan 2000 when he became serious and convinced that the stock market (Investment quadrant) is the way to go after reading Rich Dad, Poor Dad in Dec 1999.
Read? The journal begins ...
After more than 16 years in Singapore's local stock market, one picture shows it all. What is long-term investing and short-trading?
Look carefully at the picture; the current yield on investment cost on his top 3 holding is coming back to full circle. It looked like a Normal Bell Curve; the two extreme points are resting at the same level; but they are way far apart.
The difference is how we are done with long-investing and short-term along this long journey across market cycles at the end. Are we richer than we began?
It was full of nerves and guts to STOP listening to those "smarter" ones from time to time coming to him to advise or telling him that he should to do this or do that according to classic market wisdoms which they have known or practiced. But; this picture tells a different story after more than 16 years across market cycles.
Believe who now?