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The Importance Of Sleep (Well) !!

< Sleep Is Your SuperPower by Matt Walker > by TED Talks J.P. Morgan once had a friend who was so worried about his' stock holdings that he could not sleep at night. The friend asked, ‘What should I do about my stocks?’ Morgan replied, ‘Sell down to your sleeping point’ Every investor must decide the trade-off he or she is willing to make between eating well and sleeping well. High investment rewards can only be achieved at the cost of substantial risk-taking. So what is your sleeping point? Finding the answer to this question is one of the most important investment steps you must take. –  Burton Malkiel Worries, doubts, and anxieties are normal and part and partial of our life. It’s quite natural to worry about our unpaid bill, an upcoming job interview, or even where to go for our first date. Our worry increase during this COVID 19 pandemic, especially worrying about losing our job, money not enough, losing our investment in stocks. As a retiree, we worry abo

A Perfect “V” Shape Recovery?

<image credit to:> Why is Wall Street soaring while Main Street is burning? <source :> The terms “ Wall Street” vs “Main Street” gets tossed around a lot in conversations about the financial industry recently and continue being headlines in major newspapers or financial portals. Just months into the coronavirus crisis, many are already pointing to the striking contrast between what has happened to the real economy and financial markets a.k.a “Wall Street vs Main Street” conundrum.   “Mr Market “ is irrational, as usual, while millions of peoples around the world had lost their jobs due to this COVID 19 pandemic and economy are expecting to shrink with weaker consumer demand and lowest PMI, yet stock market soar, to a level almost same as in pre-COVID market environment, a perfect “ V ” shape recovery. The huge divergence and disconnection between these two “ streets “ caught many of us by surprise.
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