1 Buying what you don’t understand.
What is a BRIC fund?
2 Focusing on Short Term performance.
3 Getting sucked into panic buying or selling.
Markets go & up down over time
Companies go in & out of favour
4 Believing the financial press
Financial Journalists have no obligations to Investors.
Financial advisers do have obligations.
5 Not diversifying your portfolio
All your eggs in one basket.
Based on article in “UK Investment Guide” David Berger.