Understanding stock market cycles is essential for any investor. Whether you’re a short-term trader or a long-term investor, it’s important to know how stocks move up and down over time.
By recognizing cyclical patterns in the market, you can get better at executing your investing strategy.
The up-and-down nature of markets is so hard to deal with that we often forget that markets have cycles. We get emotional and make decisions that we later regret.
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Almost 100 years ago, the Russian biologist, Ivan Schmalhausen, developed the Stabilizing Selection theory. He described how a species that evolves to be excellent at one thing tends to become more unsafe to another. That’s why there are no perfect species. For example, a tall […]
A key lesson about living a good life is to not force things. People who want to control everything end up frustrated with their results. It’s harder to be wealthier that way. This is something philosophers of all ages and places have agreed on. The […]