Ulysses and the Sirens: Few Things Destroy Long-Term Investment Returns Like Short-Term Measurement

Much of my time is spent trying to help my clients make and keep to plans which have the best probability of meeting their needs, goals and objectives. Once we have crafted a strategy and a plan we meet at regular intervals to measure their progress. One of the things that we need to measure … Continue reading Ulysses and the Sirens: Few Things Destroy Long-Term Investment Returns Like Short-Term Measurement

How to pave the way for better decisions – Allan Gray

In the latest GreyIssue from investment house Allan Gray, they have penned an important piece on investor behaviour which bears reading. Quoting research from one of my favourite behavioural economists Dan Ariely, they argue that our brains are wired to make the easiest, rather than the best decisions. "When it comes to investing, we may … Continue reading How to pave the way for better decisions – Allan Gray