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Emotions and Investing

masksToday’s post will be about emotions and how you should put them aside when making investment decisions. Investment is about numbers, percentages, ratios and other, factual  things. There should be no place for emotions here. At the same time we continuously meet with emotional impacts that can affect our investment decisions. They can come from many sources: analyst up- or downgrades,  the new super investing opportunity we hear from our neighbor, headlines of financial news, or the result of the presidential elections. These impacts can make you buy or sell assets, while such decisions should not be based on them.  Let’s demonstrate this with an example:

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