Thrill Money Investing

Profiting from Baidu (BIDU)

Although I invest for the long term, I’ll admit, from time to time, I speculate on market movements for short term gains. I call this Thrill Money Investing. I only allocate a very small portion of my investing funds, funds that I can afford to lose without losing sleep, towards TMI. Any gains are plowed […]

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Market Volatility, Can You Stomach It?

a volatile stock loses value due to high beta

During the dotcom boom, a lot of folks moved their entire portfolio to technology stocks, especially dotcom stocks because of their spectacular returns. Slow and stable stocks from sectors like utilities fell out of favor with investors. When the inevitable happened and the market crashed, those who put their money in pure tech stocks were […]

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