The Sense, Or Nonsense, Of Share Trading

Share trading gets massive daily exposure in the media. In every news bulletin, we are informed and warned about the share market fluctuations.

We are led down a path that demands our attention, to be worried about the share prices, even when we don’t trade shares!

Amateurs everywhere are wondering what they should do about this. The professionals are desperate to get the amateurs to retain their services.

Newspapers are also full of advertisements for sophisticated trading strategies, that are foolproof, amazing, simple and wonderfully profitable.

Does it make sense for you take an interest in all this ‘stuff’?

Or is it all nonsense for you?

You need to decide, because you can easily waste so much of your precious time on these issues because you have not consciously decided what your life is all about!

I suggest that you contemplate answers to the following 5 questions:

  1. What is my purpose, my meaning?
  2. What is the vision I have for my life in 5, 10 and 20 years’ time?
  3. What are my goals?
  4. What strategies will I use to achieve my goals?
  5. What are the values that are important to me, and that I wish to observe whilst pursuing my goals, vision and purpose?