> Many of the mistakes investors make are based on common sense rules of thumb that turn out to be wrong.
> As investment markets are forward looking its often wise for investors to turn common sense logic on its head.
> A key way to avoid many of the mistakes of investing is to have a long term investment plan that aligns your financial goals with your risk tolerance.
In the upside-down world logic that applies to much of investing, there are ...
> Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States risks ushering in a period of policy uncertainty which could cause further share market weakness in the short term.
> Australia and Asia generally are particularly exposed to this given the high trade exposure regionally.
> Trump’s victory is a negative for “risk assets” like shares and the $A in the short term – but if he becomes more pragmatic as President, any short term weakness will provide a buying opportunity.
After a ...