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To INVEST is to allocate money with the expectation of a positive benefit/return in the future. In other words, to invest means owning an asset or an item with the goal of generating income from the investment or the appreciation of your investment which is an increase in the value of the asset over a period of time. When a person invests, it always requires a sacrifice of some present asset that they own, such as time, money, or effort.

In finance, the benefit from investing is when you receive a return on your investment. The return may consist of a gain or a loss realized from the sale of a property or an investment, unrealized capital appreciation (or depreciation), or investment income such as dividends, interest, rental income etc., or a combination of capital gain and income. The return may also include currency gains or losses due to changes in the foreign currency exchange rates.

Investors generally expect higher returns from riskier investments. When a low-risk investment is made, the return is also generally low. Similarly, high risk comes with high returns.

Investors, particularly novices, are often advised to adopt a particular investment strategy and diversify their portfolio. Diversification has the statistical effect of reducing overall risk.

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  • 3 Ways Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Can Boost Long-Term Stock Portfolios - "Investors in Berkshire Hathaway B (NYSE:BRKb) shares have enjoyed a robust 2021. BRKb stock is up almost 19% in 2021 and 30.6% in the past 12 months. The shares hit an all-time high (ATH) of $295.08 in May. But since then, they've lost about 6.5%."
  • 5 Rolex Watches to Invest in During the Second Half of 2021 - "Many watch enthusiasts would love to make a bit of money from buying and selling watches. Rolex is, without a doubt, the number one brand for making money on the watch market. Rolexes have significantly gone up in price over the last three to four years. This makes buying one a costly prospect these days, but are some models still flying under the radar? While there aren’t any Rolex models that go completely unnoticed, there are a few we think still have upward potential when it comes to price."
  • 5:2 money diet - The Telegraph.
  • 9 Points to Guide Your Investments in 2018 - The New York Times.
  • £21,000 turned into £2m: How to invest like George Frideric Handel - The Telegraph.
  • 2/20 RULE - hedge fund managers charge a flat 2% of total asset value as a management fee and an additional 20% of any profits earned.
  • 40 Smart Money Moves You Can Make Right Now 2021 - "Money is simply a tool you can learn to manipulate. The more you learn, the better able you’ll be to wield it in a way that serves your goals."
  • Bill Gates’ 10 Dividend Stocks - "In this article, we discuss the best dividend stocks according to Bill Gates. You can skip our detailed analysis of Bill Gates' investment philosophy and go directly to read Bill Gates' 5 Dividend Stocks."
  • Birkin bags are a better investment than the American stock market The Telegraph.
  • Birkinomics: are these handbags a better investment than bricks & mortar? - The Guardian.
  • Black–Scholes model - definition & explanation.
  • Buffett has Moved on From Buying 'Cigar Butts' - "A look at how the investor's strategy changed."
  • Carl Icahn is on a seven-year losing streak, but the market still loves his stock - "n October 2013, when Carl Icahn started selling his large position in Netflix, many believed the vaunted billionaire investor had done it again. The company had successfully transitioned from a DVD-by-mail rental service to video streaming, and Icahn had made a 457% return in just 14 months."
  • First In, First Out (FIFO) - "First In, First Out, commonly known as FIFO, is an asset-management and valuation method in which assets produced or acquired first are sold, used, or disposed of first. For tax purposes, FIFO assumes that assets with the oldest costs are included in the income statement's cost of goods sold (COGS). The remaining inventory assets are matched to the assets that are most recently purchased or produced."
  • Hagi Top Index - since 2007. "Historic Automobile Group International (HAGI) is an independent investment research house and think-tank with specialised expertise in the rare classic motorcar sector."
  • How much would a $100 investment in Warren Buffet's company in 1964 be worth in November of 2020? - "From Berkshire Hathaway Annual Letter to investors: Overall gain from 1964 to 2019: 2,744,062%. At end of 2019, that $100 would be worth $2,744,162. Berkshire stock performance (through 11/9/20): 0.87% bringing investment's value close to $2.8 million."
  • How To Conjure A $20 Billion Fortune Using A SPAC - "The new high watermark in financial alchemy using special purpose acquisition corporations, or SPACs, was unlocked this week with a deal that aims to conjure tens of billions of dollars almost entirely out of thin air."
  • How to invest like...Norway's £700bn oil fund - The Telegraph.
  • How To Invest Money Based On Advice From Warren Buffett - "How to invest money for beginners can be confusing at best. It’s an important decision with long-term consequences, and everybody seems to have an opinion on the 'best' approach. In this article we’ll turn down the noise and listen to the one voice we can trust - Warren Buffett."
  • Icecap diamonds - "The Hardest Asset Is Now Liquid." Non-fungible Token Hard Asset Diamond Investment. Safely add diamonds to your investment portfolio via blockchain technology.
  • Investment-grade Rolex & Patek Philippe watches are bad news for the industry - "Trusting the market is normally good advice, but what if the free market damages the reputation of its most successful brands? That is the danger facing Rolex and Patek Philippe now that almost nobody is able buy their most popular watches and their authorised dealers are being pitched into ugly fights with some of their most loyal clients. Where will it all end? Robin Swithinbank analyses the forces that are sucking the joy out of luxury watches."
  • INVESTMENT WORDS - "The Biggest, Best Investing Glossary on the Web."
  • Investing.com - since 2007. "Stock Market Quotes & Finacnial News."
  • JIM ROGERS - legendary expatriate American investor and financial commentator based in Singapore.
  • Lego a 'better investment than shares and gold' - The Telegraph.
  • Louis Vuitton's CEO now worth $200 billion - here's how to invest in the world's richest - "Here's how this French tycoon became the second person in history to achieve that milestone, and how investors (even those with limited funds) can steal a piece of his success."
  • Luxury Investments Around the World Compared - infographic - "Do you enjoy the finer things in life? For many of the world’s wealthy individuals, acquiring luxury goods such as art, fine wine, and watches is a passion. Unlike traditional investments in financial assets, luxury goods can be difficult to value if one does not have an appreciation for their form. A rare painting, for example, does not generate cash flows, meaning its value is truly in the eye of the beholder. To gain some insight into the market for luxury goods, this infographic takes data from Knight Frank’s 2021 Wealth Report to compare the preferences of nine global regions."
  • Panasonic turned its $30 million Tesla investment into a $3.6 billion windfall - "At the same time, it's ready to make a 'large investment' in Tesla's latest cells."
  • Point & Figure Charting: A Basic Introduction - "Designed for long-term investment, point and figure (P&F) charts have been described as one of the simplest systems for determining solid entry and exit points in stock market trading. This charting system monitors supply and demand of each issue while keeping an eye on developing trends. What makes P&F charts unique is that they do not account for the discrete passage of time as most other types of chart do along their x-axes."
  • PRI | PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT - "Spotlight on sustainability outcomes."
  • Rolex & Cartier tipped for best investment watches in 2022 - "Rising demand and continuing scarcity will make Rolex and Cartier two of the hottest investment watch brands in 2022, according to secondary market specialist The RealReal. Next year will be building on one of the hottest growth periods in history for the luxury watch business, leading to extreme shortages at authorised dealers and soaring prices on the grey and pre-owned markets."
  • See The Top 100 Collector Cars To Include Rare & Exotic Ferraris, Bugattis & Lamborghinis - "One hundred of history’s rarest, most inventive, artistic, sculptural and emotional motor cars are gathered on the pages of a new double-volume book. Authored by husband-and-wife team Charlotte and Peter Fiell, 'Ultimate Collector Cars' features the world’s most significant classic and contemporary cars, almost all of which are in private collections making rare appearances at Concours d'Elegance, Villa d’Este and other such luxurious events."
  • The Only Six Stocks That Matter - "Amazon, Google, Apple and just a few other firms account for the bulk of Nasdaq Composite gains this year; that worries some analysts."
  • The risky loophole Chinese companies have been using for years - "When investors purchase a stock, what they're doing is buying a percentage of the company. Right? Wrong! At least when it comes to many of the Chinese companies listed on the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange. That's because Chinese companies use a structure called a variable interest entity, or VIE, in order to raise money from foreign investors."
  • Trading Views - since 2011. "Free Stock Charts & Quoted Online." Network where active traders exchange ideas to maximise profit.
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  • Warren Buffett holds these stocks for the fat yields - "One man who’s made a lot of money from dividend stocks is legendary investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. In fact, the majority of Berkshire’s holdings are now dividend-paying companies. And that means each year, the Oracle of Omaha collects billions of dollars just from dividends."
  • Warren Buffett’s Greatest Investments Of All Time - 24/7 Wall St.
  • Why We Spend More For Luxury Watch Brands - "When consumers spend money on most luxury goods, they are, in fact, purchasing two things at once. First, they are purchasing a 'nice object' or service. That is the thing they are acquiring, and for it to be an authentic luxury, it has to be manufactured rather well, often with a refined design and using less-than-ordinary materials. But that alone doesn’t make anything a luxury good. The second thing consumers are purchasing when getting a luxury good is the brand name on the good. This is a more amorphous area of value but a real one nonetheless. When you buy a brand you are in fact purchasing an association with a concept, feeling, image, or status."
  • You Too Can Invest In Lawsuits. But Not Quite Like Peter Thiel - "Legalist is an online service that lets you pump money in lawsuits. But that's not a new thing. And it doesn't make you the new Peter Thiel."
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