On 3 June 2020, Sheng Shi Chiam, Personal Finance Lead of Endowus, hosted me for a webinar on common investment mistakes made during market volatility and how we can avoid them.
Here are the points covered during the webinar and their respective time-marks:
(4:25) – How COVID-19 has thrown up many investment opportunities, which could lead investors to speculate in certain stocks
(4:55) – Unloved companies like Biolidics Ltd (SGX: 8YY) have become “loved”; a look at Biolidics’ past financial performance
(9:58) – Companies with strong demand now like Sheng Siong Group Ltd (SGX: OV8) has performed well, but will it continue doing so in the future?
(14:17) – Framework of the types of investing opportunities thrown up in the stock market and how to think about them
(21:14) – Criteria to look out for to invest in high-quality companies
(23:23) – The need to have an investment plan and stick to it
(38:48) – Why delayed gratification is important in investing
(41:40) – How missing the best stock market days can impact your portfolio performance
(46:45) – How a lack of patience in the stock market can turn out to be a mistake
(49:09) – Introduction to Endowus
(53:53) – Question and answer from YouTube live chat
(1:00:07) – Why market timing is futile and what the late John Bogle mentioned about it
(1:02:47) – How investors go on an emotional roller-coaster ride in the stock market and a trivia with the audience on where they think the stock market stands right now
(1:06:05) – Why staying the course is important when it comes to investing
Links to Seedly blog articles mentioned during the webinar:
- Thinking Of Investing In Stocks? You Should Consider Doing These First…
- Too Big to Fail? Should You be Investing in Companies That Received Large Bailouts?
- Why I’m Avoiding Singapore Airlines (SGX: C6L) Shares Despite It Looking Cheap
- The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide To Diversify Your Investment Portfolio
- COVID-19 Crash: 10 Don’ts of Stock Market Investing
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