Everyone knows who Warren Buffett is, even those who do not invest a dime in the stock market. However, not too many people outside of the investment and business world know the name Ray Dalio. But they should, he is a hedge fund manager that manages over $100 billion in assets and is one of the most successful investors of all time. His personal net worth is (at the time of this writing) over $13 billion. That makes him richer than a lot of other more “popular” billionaires, including Elon Musk, Mark Cuban, and Eric Schmidt (of Google fame). So when he gives advice, people listen. He wrote a paper called Principles that summarizes how he makes his investment decisions. Below are five of those non-technical principles taken from his paper:
You often hear news about Warren Buffett and stock analyses based on a fundamentalist’s perspective. But what really is it? How do stock market advisers determine which stocks to buy and sell? Whether you are preparing yourself to be an investor, a stock analyst, or someone who merely wants to understand how fundamental analysis works, this article provides you with the basic information that you need to know.
Stocks have been on rampage since they hit their lows in 2009. Just in 2013 alone, the stock market gained 30%. And because of the recent gains, more individual investors have been getting into the market. And if you are one of the new investors, you will probably make a few mistakes before finally figuring out how stock investing works. Here are six of the biggest mistakes that new investors make in the stock market. I am guilty of all of these mistakes when I first started investing in stocks.
Warren Buffett is the greatest investor of our time, bar none. He started out with $90,000 (in 2009 dollars) when he graduated college. His net worth is now at roughly $44 billion. So should he be someone you should be listening to when it comes to investing? I would say so. If you want to learn from Warren Buffett, pay attention to the lessons he has expounded below. This is a collection of some of the more important concepts I’ve gather from his materials (books, shareholder meetings, media appearances). However, I will be the first to admit that I do not completely follow Warren Buffett’s teachings. His style of investing requires the utmost patience, due diligence, and willpower and is the most fundamental of fundamental investing.