The 14 best South Korean Dividend Stocks

Welcome to the world of South Korean dividend stocks! South Korea has a rapidly expanding economy and a rapidly growing stock market. Investing in dividend stocks in South Korea can provide investors with a steady income stream, as well as potential capital appreciation. Dividend stocks in South Korea are often attractive for long-term investors, as…

Are Buybacks Good For Stocks And Investors? Buybacks And Stock Returns

To buy back shares is one of five opportunities a company has for allocating the company’s capital and rewarding shareholders. Paying a dividend is far more known, yet companies have since 1997 spent more money on buybacks than dividends. How the company allocates capital is the main determinant of future stock market returns. Are buybacks…

Why Warren Buffett Recommends Index Funds (Passive Index Investing)

Warren Buffett recommends most investors to invest in passive index funds. In general, investors should not be active investors. Why? Buffett recommends passive and low-cost index funds because he believes this is the most rational way to invest for most people. There are so many forms of mistake ordinary investors can make, but passive index…

Is Bitcoin A Better Investment Than Stocks? (Productive vs Unproductive Assets)

Bitcoin has appreciated a lot over the last years, and polarized discussions on social media continue endlessly about which asset will perform the best in the future. Many swear to bitcoin and cryptos, while others swear to the more traditional assets like stocks, real estate, and gold. This article looks at productive vs unproductive assets….

How Do You Calculate The Future Inflation Rate? (How To Measure Future Inflation)

How do you calculate the future inflation rate? Is it possible? Yes, it’s possible to estimate the future inflation rate. In this article, we show you how you can interpret what the traders in the bond markets believe about future inflation. You can estimate the future inflation rate by looking at the difference between the…

Should You Buy Gold Or Gold Mining Companies? (Gold As An Investment)

Warren Buffett has publicly (and frequently) written about what he considers the folly of investing in gold: Gold doesn’t produce any tangible values – neither products nor services. This article argues why Buffet is right about gold. However, are gold mining stocks a better investment than gold bullion? In this article, we look at the…

How To Protect Your Capital And Savings Against Inflation (Money, Investments, and Savings)

Since the early 1980s inflation has been falling, at least according to official numbers. As a result, the interest rates have dropped significantly, even to nominal negative rates in some countries. Because of this, a whole generation of investors have never invested in an environment with rising inflation and don’t know how to protect their…

Experience, Age, And Wealth Determine Your Stock Market Performance

A recent study about Norwegian traders and investors sheds some light on the returns (or lack of) based on diversification, age, wealth, and risk appetite. It turns out that wealth and age are a major contributor to returns, perhaps not surprisingly: The tilts of investor portfolios toward the new factors are driven by wealth, indebtedness,…

How To Find Multibagger Stocks (How To Analyze Multibaggers)

Many investors are obsessed with identifying future multibaggers. How can you find multibagger stocks? Unfortunately, it’s not easy. In this article, we look at a specific research report that addresses how to find multibaggers. Where and how can you find multibaggers? The main takeaways from the report are that the Nordic region is a great…

Why Shorting Is Risky (Why Short Selling Is Difficult And Why You Shouldn’t Short Stocks )

Recently the short squeeze in Gamestop and some other stocks have attracted a lot of media attention. Of course, the action in Gamestop is sheer speculation and most likely a short attack on stocks with limited float and high short interest. This is expected to continue for some weeks, and some hedge funds are likely…

An Investment Checklist Example (Why You Should Have A Checklist)

An investment checklist is handy no matter your time horizon or investment style. The bare minimum is a mental checklist, but preferably it should be a written one. Just like the aviation industry developed checklists to avoid disasters, investing is very much about error removals. This article provides an investment checklist example and argues why…

20 things you should know about Peter Lynch and his investment strategy

Peter Lynch is one of the greatest investors of all time, and for good reason. His investment strategy has been successfully applied by countless investors, and his success as an investor is legendary. The Peter Lynch investment strategy is based on the simple principle that investors should invest in what they know. This means that…

Why You Need An Investment Checklist (Benefits Of A Checklist)

It’s weird how a little tick on a notepad, or even just in your head, can give you assurance and better results without even increasing efficiency or quality. Or the least, it may just contribute to your peace of mind. Well, checklists do have that sort of effect on an individual. Especially for an investor….

Why It Is Important To Avoid Investment Mistakes (Remove Unforced Errors)

The good is mostly in the absence of the bad. – Old proverb, mentioned in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s Antifragile. Why is it important to avoid investment mistakes? Put simply, if you avoid the gravest mistakes, winning tends to take care of itself. Avoid unforced errors In 1975 Charles D. Ellis wrote a famous article in…