Give a person 5 euro and he will be happy. Take it back and that person will be very sad. In the end the person now has the same as at the start. Does this makes sense? Probably not. It illustrates that people are happy with a gain but are more unhappy with a loss. … More Do you like to loose? I bet not.
Living in Belgium means that the news papers and websites bombard me with a lot of news and messages on the BEL20, the index representing the Belgium Euronext stock market out of Brussels. The last few days the graph on the newspaper that I read online was trending negative and then the day after there … More Is seeing an index mutiple times a day good for you?
While I was creating my asset allocation for my passive index investing strategy, I wanted to test the concept of asset correlation. I still need to read a book on asset allocation, but I have been around long enough to know that an ideal portfolio has assets that have a negative correlation. Stocks and bonds … More Fun with asset allocation.
The name of my game is index investing, passive index investing. Once that is settled, there is only 1 question left: what trackers will I use? There are a lot of sample portfolio’s out there, going from a simple 1 tracker portfolio to a sliced and diced 12 (or more) tracker portfolio. What would be … More How to create a simple asset allocation with trackers