Friday June 5, 2020

Stock picking: how to get started

Over the coming cycle, well-picked individual stocks are expected to be more fruitful than the index. Here are some tips for those thinking about stock investment

9th April, 2017

Since 2009, owning an index has been easier than stock picking, and has generated substantial returns. I still like the markets overall, but expect that over the coming cycle, there will be more to be gained owning well-picked individual stocks than the index. So stock picking is now in play.

It is important to understand the different genres of stock investing and how they relate to your individual expectations. There are three main genres: value, growth...

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