By firstname.lastname@example.org (Singapore Man of Leisure)
First, a shout out to the butterfly who spotted a pattern that 99% of the readers here would have missed…
My previous posts on Survivorship Bias and “人家说你就信?” have something in common:
One is don’t believe what others do; the other is don’t believe what others say.
I am part of the 99%.
I did not plan it to be so. Honest!
But once alerted to it, how can I not complete this “unplanned” trilogy?
Don’t believe what I say
I think most of you can relate with me here.
I often say things for the sake of say, say only.
Like eating healthy, do more exercise, read more, I would visit this place one day; etc…
How about in investing?
Stock we eyeing is $1. Too expensive! We tell others we will nibble at $0.70. Right…
Remember Jan 2016? When STI dropped near to 2500? What did you do? Now price back up to $1, we say next time the price drop back to $0.70 again we will surely buy this time! Right…
When colleagues are bitching about management at the water-cooler, I nod my head and say, “Yalor, yalor.” All for the sake of blending in.
What do I do when management shouts, “Jump!”
I echo back, “How high?”
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