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Personal Investing by Edward Choi, Edwin Lim, Kaiwen Leong

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CHAPTER 3

BUILDING A DEFENSIVE STRATEGY

As the old adage goes, the best offense is a good defence. This is true where the development of your investment portfolio is concerned. There are times when a defensive strategy can be more effective in protecting or even increasing the value of your investments simply because you do not take undue risks and are prepared to react when the market takes a sudden dip.

KNOWING YOUR BOUNDARIES

We often look at countless ways to get ahead of the markets but fail to see ourselves as an important component in the equation to achieving success. Our psychological behaviour and intellectual abilities will generally determine how we invest, and because everyone is unique, the way we interpret the information may differ ...

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