8 investing tips from James Montier

Intelligent Investor

Independent Financial Research

James Montier’s book Value Investing is essential reading for value investors With markets falling due to fears over China’s economy – the ASX All Ords Accumulation Index fell 5.6% last week – no doubt many investors are watching their shares decline with increasing alarm. At times like these it's always beneficial to ignore the media scare stories, remain calm and check that you're still on you way to meeting your investing goals. To that end, James Montier's book Value Investing: Tools and Techniques for Intelligent Investment offers some good tips for value investors: 1. Don’t just take action for action’s sake, particularly after losses. On seeing their stocks falling, the first reaction of many investors will be to sell to get rid of the emotional pain of seeing losses in their portfolio. This is just about the worst thing you could do. Investors shouldn't let fear and shock (or past mistakes) overcome rational thinking during market declines. Instead, analyse whether your stocks actually represent better value at current prices and if so, consider buying more. Read full article: (VIEW LINK)


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