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Fear

The Impact of Fear

The Impact of Fear The impact of the turmoil in Greece on share markets is a classic example of how the emotions of fear and greed create volatility. When shares start to drop in value, investors can become fearful of sustaining further losses. This leads to panic selling which further fuels the fear. Eventually a […]

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Speculation

Speculator or Investor?

Speculator or Investor? It is very tempting when you have a small amount of money to invest to try and turn it into a much bigger amount by taking a chance on risky investments. With luck on your side, and careful research, it is possible to double your money, but only by accepting the possibility […]

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The Biggest Investment Risk

Risks for Retired Investors Retired investors typically look for security in their investments ahead of return. Superannuation payments barely cover the cost of living from day to day and saving in retirement is not possible without a frugal lifestyle. This means that any loss of capital from failed investments cannot be recouped from income. Some […]

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