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41 - Science of Hitting Interview: How quality limits investing mistakes, portfolio management, and Microsoft ($MSFT)

The DIY Investing Podcast: Value Investing | Fundamental Analysis | Mental Models | Business Management

Release Date: 08/25/2019

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Rebalancing is an often mentioned tactic utilized in modern portfolios but seldom is it examined from first principles. If you rebalance away from the compounding asset, then you will counteract the powerful effects of compound interest.

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Portfolio management is a critical means by which an investor implements their investing strategy. Align your portfolio and stock selection with your chosen strategy.

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In this episode, we discuss how to leverage the insights of value investing when building a passive asset allocation strategy. The portfolio and principles discussed focus on investing factors that improve performance over time.

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Over the long-term, you will maximize your investment returns if you can somehow use other people’s money to invest. Debt leverage allows you to access other people’s money for your personal benefit. Yet, margin debt is a bad idea.

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In this episode, I discuss how investors can sometimes fail by not seizing available opportunities. When an investment opportunity meets your requirements you should go the extra mile if needed to make the investment.

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One potential risk of earning an acceptable return is for your investment returns to be eroded by changes in the value of foreign currency. You can limit this risk by avoiding countries with large problems that may impact the currency.

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The key to becoming a better investor is to focus on improving your investing process. In this episode, I discuss my 2020 Investing Goals.

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Technical analysis quantifies investor behavior. Value investors can leverage charts to improve their investing process. Behavioral Finance is also critical to reducing investing mistakes.

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In this episode, I interview Dan Schum of NoNameStocks.com

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In today's low inflation environment, one of your best opportunities is to find and invest in companies that will thrive when high inflation returns. When the rest of the market gets hammered, your investments would be safe.

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Show Outline: Interview with The Science of Hitting

The full show notes for this episode are available at https://www.diyinvesting.org/Episode41

Part 1: Background and Investing Process

  • Investing Background
  • Science of Hitting's Investing Process
  • Portfolio Management and Position Sizing
  • Evaluating Corporate Management
  • Capital Allocation
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of being a DIY Investor
  • Investing Mistakes and how to avoid them
  • How to judge your investment success

Part 2: Example Investment - Microsoft (MSFT)

 

Self-written Bio:

 

"I'm a value investor with a long-term focus. My goal is to make a small number of meaningful decisions a year. In the words of Charlie Munger, my preferred approach is "patience followed by pretty aggressive conduct." I run a concentrated portfolio - a handful of equities account for the majority of its value. In the eyes of a businessman, I believe this is sufficient diversification." - Science of Hitting (GuruFocus)