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2020.9.28 Luis Silva

Behavioral Finance 101 - Overconfidence

A lot of people are overconfident. This trust leads people to overestimate their knowledge and ability to control investment results as well as underestimating the risks. The problem is when this overconfidence skews our decisions.

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2020.9.23 Luis Silva

The difference between an asset being quoted in euros and having currency hedging

This recent dollar devaluation at the same time as the S&P 500 made new highs left some investors amazed that the ETF or mutual funds in which they invested are not appreciating.

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2020.9.13 Luis Silva

The Loser’s Game

Warren Buffet says that the first rule of investing is not to lose money and Charlie Ellis, in his book "Winning the loser's game", compares the average investor to an amateur tennis player - a game that is won by avoiding mistakes rather than complex moves winners. Why is it so important not to make mistakes?

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2020.8.31 Luis Silva

Investments and inflation

A few days ago we were exchanging messages with a potential investor. I am always happy when someone discusses a 20-30 year savings plan. However, I realised that something was missing. Such a long-term investment plan must include inflation in the calculations, something that the investor was not taking into account.

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2020.8.31 Vítor Ribeiro, CFA

Future Proof - Cure for pain

After a forced confinement we continue with a kind of conscious enclosure. Always based on expectations of healing and a miraculous return.

The cure for pain can be music.

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2020.8.15 Luis Silva

The idea that we need to be active investors

What I mean by being active refers to our portfolio, continuously selling and buying, what is called turnover in finance. It can also be done with passively managed ETFs.

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