Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Tasty Tip from Sasnoff

TastyTip: 

In an effort to be the sharpest and slickest, sometimes we forget about the most important measure of successful trading, common sense. While we all search for that special something, something, we may need to rethink simple. When I look at all the mistakes I’ve made over the years, in every aspect of my life, most were poor choices made without thinking or over-thinking. Common sense works and when it comes to building a portfolio, I can’t think of a better place to start. Take the bonds for instance. We don’t know when the bond market will roll over but we know it will happen. Common sense says that negative interest rates and hoarding cash is not sustainable. Risk-free rates of zero in a world built around risk are also not sustainable. Common sense says what?