Five words you should ask before you make any investment or trading decisions

Julie Brownlee, Fsp Invest, 06 Jun. 2014

Tags: investment decision, trading decision, investment, potential losses, how much can i lose, investment strategy, strategy

It can be difficult weighing up every investment or trading opportunity that comes your way. But there’s a very simple way to weigh up the risks involved, and whether you want to pursue the investment or not. So let’s take a closer look at these five special words…

Make this question the first step in your investment strategy

This simple phrase of five simple words works in all realms of investing. Be that investing in property, investing in a small business, investing in blue-chips or short-term trading.

Asking yourself this question is the real secret behind making money on the markets. Before you make any investment decision, make sure you ask yourself these magic words first, Brian Hunt in The Crux explains.

The special five word phrase is: How much money can I lose?

Whatever the investment or trade is, you should ask yourself this first. It’s a sure way to make sure you focus on the risk involved with the investment. Once you’re happy with that side of the equation, then you can get onto making money.

Always look at potential losses before potential profits

Many investors, especially those that are new to the markets, are obsessed with making money. They’re only concerned about the upside.

But it’s the downside that you should worry about first. Not how much money you can make investing in your brother’s new restaurant or a forex trade.

*********** Recommended Product ************
Revealed: The genius way to boost
your share price five-fold — At will.

Click here to find out how to make this profit-boosting trick work for you today!


These investors don’t think about how much money they can lose if the investment doesn’t work out as planned.

Before you commit any money, you need to ask yourself first how much you can lose. Looking at it this way and evaluating the risk may stop you making very risky moves with your money.

So there you have it, five words you should ask before you make any investment or trading decisions.

Related QA

kavesh.maharaj.73 asked:
Hi Josh Quantum wants to buy back shares from shall investors at what I think is a low price of around R3.86. You tipped the share in February [read more]
Published at 14 Mar. 2018 in: Investing Real wealth 5 answers
elizastrydom asked:
Hi Timon I am interested in registering for your Red Hot Storm Trader service. I am already a Red Hot Penny Shares investor. My question is [read more]
Published at 28 Feb. 2018 in: Investing Trading platform and broker 1 Answer
ManuE asked:
I have an interest in investing in Bitcoin, I just don't know how. If I buy Bitcoin with R15 000, how much can make (Return On Investment)? [read more]
Published at 25 Feb. 2018 in: Investing Investment 1 Answer
rickey101ter asked:
Good day gentlemen I am a subscriber of various of your products e.g. the above mentioned two and TWS, but I am not happy with the services I [read more]
Published at 07 Feb. 2018 in: Investing Investing 2 answers
bongani.zwane.127 asked:
Hi Francois, I want to invest in ETF for my kids educational funds. I would like to find out which ETF securities can I invest into for a period [read more]
Published at 01 Feb. 2018 in: Investing 1 Answer

Related articles:




Youtube Twitter Facebook

Connect with us:    

  • Accelerated Investor
  • Accessories
  • Accountancy
  • Accountancy services