SelfHelp Desk and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

SelfHelp Desk and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (2)

Saturday, 03 December 2011 10:58

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Unfortunately, BoomBustBlog went down for roughly 12 hours last night due to a snafu in improvements we are making to our back end to eliminate performance and back end issues. We are working hard to rewrite the site and expect to have a new, faster, more reliable BoomBustBlog shortly.

blank_pageWhat is well versed for one investor may be elementary for another - it is a rather subjective question. As stated in the last actionable post regarding JPM, all you really need is to take small incremental positions in the subject company and hold on until the valuation band is reached or until the investment thesis behind the position is proved wrong - whichever comes first. You will not always make money, but the key is to make money more often than you lose money.

I have created a book club (which I never finished populating, but will get to this year) which has books that detail all of the skills you need to take advantage of the research. The key is to read, discern, absorb, and learn. There is no shortcut, and you must be able to sort through the trash, but once you find a valuable nugget of info, you must be able to quickly internalize it and put it to use.

Keep in mind that this blog is now a full fledged community, and any subscriber can and should feel free to ask any relevant question through the comments section and/or the discussion boards. Remember, there is no such thing as a dumb question, only the only dumb action is not to ask the question when you know you are in doubt or don't know.