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Many of us will rush towards established companies that have already proven themselves. These include the BATs and the FANGs. However, these types of companies may have pricey stocks that may be beyond the means of the average investor who is just starting out. In this case, you may swing towards shares that have a lower entry point. But how do you know whether a stock is right for you?
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You want to invest in a company that’s doing well, but must also be mindful of their stock price so that they fit your budget. If they’re too expensive, then no matter how lucrative they are, you can’t tag along because you can’t afford to. Validea has a rating system they’ve based on Warren Buffet’s legendary approach. Aside from debt and predictable earnings, other criteria include returns (initial, capital, equity, and expected), cash flow, resale value, and use of earnings. Companies that score 80% indicate good organisational strategy, while 90% or above is a solid buy. Let’s look at some companies that tick all the right boxes.
In this article, we will look at a number of psychological traps behind some of the emotions that affect people’s investment decisions. Whether you like to admit it or not, these decisions can have an impact on the growth and performance of your investment portfolio.
While it’s all well and good to set lofty goals, it’s the (seemingly) small and positive habits that we adhere to on a daily basis that will give us the best chance of success in the long run.