Today’s theme

Portfolio investment is a zero sum game where the winner is the player who has a informationsmässig or analytical advantage. Some investors attempt to gain advantage by making as many contacts as possible. The other gain an advantage by avoiding it and instead concentrate on cold financial facts. They focus on the few most important concepts or key figures and places little emphasis on soft factors. To focus on the naked figures has been very effective for some traders.

In the following article we will show you some very surprising statistikekonomiska researches that were discovered by analyzing the performance of traders. Some explain very well why most traders lose money.

80% of all day traders is to end within the first two years.
40% of all day traders stop their trading after a month. 13% leave after three years. After five years, remains only 7%.
Day traders with strong performance continue to earn good money in the future.
Traders with 10 years negative record continue to trade. This indicates that traders continue to trade when they receive a negative signal regarding their ability.
Profitable day traders account for a small proportion of all traders – 1.6% the. But day traders are very active – accounting for 12% of today’s trading activity.
Profitable traders increase their trading more than unprofitable day traders.
Poor individuals tend to spend a greater proportion of their income on lotteriinköp, resulting in a reduction of their income.
Investors who see the difference between existing economic conditions and their ambitions, contain the risky shares in their portfolios.
Men is more than women. And unmarried men more than married men.
Young men, living in urban areas and belong to specific minority groups are investing more in shares.
Investors tend to sell winning investments while they continue to lose their investments.
Trading in Taiwan dropped by about 25% when a lottery was introduced in april 2002.
During periods with unusually large lottery jackpot, it drops individual investerarhandel.
Investors are more likely to repurchase stocks that they previously sold for a profit than one previously sold for a loss.
An increase of sökfrekvensen [in a specific instrument] predicts higher returns.
Individual investors trade more actively when their business provides profits.
Knowledge of trading is less rational or profitable than roulette.
The average day trader loses money by a considerable margin after adjusting for transaction costs.
Investors overweight stocks in the industry where they are employed.
Traders with high IQ tend to keep more funds and a larger number of shares.

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