Investing skills are developed over time like learning to play the piano. You wouldn’t expect to play a concerto the day you first sit down at the piano, so why do people expect a great performance when they place their first investment? It’s interesting to me that people put more time into learning an instrument than they do in learning to manage their assets more effectively. The probability of positive returns is so small in music, yet we commit so much time. Contrastingly, the probability of a positive return is so great in the financial markets, yet we commit so little time. It’s an anomaly. Let me suggest three things you can do to improve your investing skills:
When it comes to finances and investing, one of the greatest fears people face is that of fraud or scams. We understand this. As result, in order to increase the transparency and confidence of our fund, we recently launched the Apiary Promise.
Yes! There are so many variables to investing; often it is difficult for the average investor to know where to begin. To make it easier for investors to understand their personal investing type, Apiary Fund launched its Investor Profile.
A frequently asked question is, “What is a high probability trade?”
When you sit down for a good trading session, finding a trade setup isn’t that hard-but there are trading setups, and then there are high probability trading setups. In fact, in any given trading session you’ll only have a few setups with that coveted high probability quality that pays so handsomely!
The Apiary Fund is helping people break the trading psychology barriers that are holding them back from success in the financial markets. Each week we’re focusing on a different psychological barrier to help you better see it and beat it!
Today’s obstacle is the psychological phenomenon called fight or flight!
I trade on a 2016 MacBook Pro and I use a Verizon Hotspot for an internet connection through my phone. I use the Alveo platform which has to be installed on a windows operating system - not a mac. So I have a bit of a problem because I can either go buy a PC or find a way to make Alveo work on a Mac.
The race is on! It’s a New Year and a chance to recommit to the continued development of our personal trading skill. And in case, you’re wondering if this means you, it does. To stay sharp in the market we need to constantly be looking for ways to improve. That mean we need to trade - a trade a day in 2018!
You have precious little time to make income in life. If you divide life into fourths, you only have a quarter of your life – or 20 years – to really grow your lifetime earnings. Lifetime earnings are the collective income a person receives through a myriad of sources throughout the span of their life. The primary source of lifetime earnings is your job, but experts say that may not be enough. It’s becoming more and more important to use investing cash as a significant source for lifetime earnings.
Among its objectives, President Trump’s tax proposal is supposed to simplify tax reporting for the majority of Americans while at the same time creating more favorable tax conditions for business activity – including the business of trading. And while the tax benefits of managing a trading business have always been excellent, they appear to be getting much better in the new Trump tax proposal.