Category Archives: Investing

Tips, strategies, failures, success and more in investing.

1998 Done: Watchful Waiting might be the best strategy!

Looking back on my history of stock buys is proving enlightening. In the first year, I bought five stocks, and had losses with two. Each of the losses was quite minor so I reckon I actually made some money in 1998. Well, except that 1998 isn’t done yet. Hah! Four days before Christmas I bought three more stocks.… Read More »

1998: The Year I Fell in Love With … Dell

… Tech Stocks. And how it almost worked out! With the recent updates on my first year, I managed to earn a paltry 20.4% return on my first four stock picks. Not bad. But then nothing to crow about … would you if you missed out on this return? In this article, you will learn about: my stock… Read More »

1998: My First Year in Stocks: Batch 1

1998 was my first time to buy real stocks, and how exciting it was! I’d tune into CNBC Power Lunch night after night, read up on the latest theories, visit MotleyFool, and read quite a few tomes, cover to cover. Now, I thought, who’d want to do any ‘paper trading’ when you can buy the real things? Mmm,… Read More »