Investment, Coding and Actuary

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Starting with the basics – Investment 101

Yes, yes, yes… I know I have been taking Corporate Finance, Accounting and Economics classes and even sat a CFA exam already, but what do I really know about investment? Yes I have participated in stock investment competition during university before, but what do I REALLY know what was I doing? Hardly so.

So it does not hurt to admit that I know probably no more than a layman of finance. But I believe just like everything else, learning to invest is a thing that I can pick up from scratch and become good at it as time goes on. It is healthy to feel the competition and the noise around shouting should and shouldn’t, buys and sells, but at the bottom do I really trust what I read? I believe in personal judgement and that is something I can be good at. Plus the fact that I am young and smart. And I will do this myself.

Then let’s begin, at the beginning. Continue reading