Big week for BlackBerry with the launch of Passport and earnings reports

It has already been an active month for smartphone companies with new Samsung and Apple handsets landing. This week, the spotlight has turned to BlackBerry, who held a company event launching its new ‘Passport’ phone on Wednesday. This, their first new significant product launch since early 2013, came just two days before reporting earnings on Friday, not yet released at the time of writing.

Combined, these two events may give traders a better idea of the company’s technological and business momentum, against its competitors as well as its future prospects.

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Should I Buy Shares Now Or Wait For The Correction?

Someone politely confronted me the other day (that is…if a polite confrontation is ever possible) and asked what seemed like a very logical question.

The person wanted to know why anyone would want to buy shares now, if an imminent stock market correction was a distinct possibility. My confronter pointed out that we are always told to let a share price come to us rather than we try to frantically chase a rising market?

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The Decades of Years

The things you might be doing, want to do, and probably should do….based on many true stories, mine and my clients’.

In your 20s:

You have probably just started work and started earning your real income for the first time. Discounting the part-time holiday jobs you might have done, if any at all. All these years, you have been getting allowances from your parents.

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How Can You Beat The Market

What is the very least that we private investors should expect when we invest in the stock market?

Is it enough to simply hand our money over to fund managers and hope that they will try their level best for us?

Some investors do. Some investors believe that letting other people manage their investments could be a good idea. They might do so for a variety of reasons. These could include a lack of investing expertise, a lack of market knowledge or simply because they don’t have the time to manage the investments.

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