Three Things An Investor Should Know About Risk By: Tim Bennett 19.05.2017Tim Bennett addresses three common misconceptions about one of investing’s most important words. https://youtu.be/IOcs4fI-k88 In this short article we take a look at risk and try to deal with some common misconceptions that can lead investors astray. Here they are in summary before we break …
series: Understanding Risk
Why Hedge Funds are Having a Hard Time By: Tim Bennett 12.08.2016Volatile markets should be great news for hedge funds and yet many are struggling. This week I sum up why and the lessons for investors.
Three Ways Investors are Fooled by Their Brains By: Tim Bennett13.05.2015 To think like a successful investor you have to learn to override your brain and suppress your natural instincts. Here are three examples.
What are Derivatives? By: Tim Bennett11.02.2015 Derivatives scare as many investors as they excite. In this short video I aim to demystify two of the most important types – futures and options.
Income Investors : Five Safety Checks By: Tim Bennett03.10.2014 Dividends can be cut, or even scrapped, by firms facing a profits or cash flow crisis. In this short video I flag five ways to reduce the risk of a dividend shock.
Understanding Volatility – What is Standard Deviation? By: Tim Bennett22.09.2014 Standard deviation can help you test the reliability of quoted performance figures and even judge where a share price might go next. In this short video I explain how and point out its main pitfalls as a number. https://youtu.be/SRug5dzLe04
Understanding Volatility : What is the Vix? By: Tim Bennett15.09.2014 Anyone buying shares, or seeking to build a portfolio, needs to understand volatility. In this short video I introduce Beta as one way of measuring it. I explain how it works, how it can help and point out its main pitfalls.
Understanding Volatility – What is Beta? By: Tim Bennett04.09.2014 Anyone buying shares, or seeking to build a portfolio, needs to understand volatility. In this short video I introduce Beta as one way of measuring it. I explain how it works, how it can help and point out its main pitfalls.
Three Risks Every Stock Market Investor Should Understand By: Tim Bennett06.08.2014 Most investors know that shares go down as well as up – this is called price risk. In my latest video I introduce two other key risks that affect equity investors and offer some tips on how you can manage all three.