The saying "buy low, sell high" suggests that investors should make a:
The expression 'cash is king' emphasizes the importance of having enough cash to pay your short term debts to avoid bankruptcy. Which business decision is this expression most closely related to?
The expression 'you have to spend money to make money' relates to which business decision?
The expression 'my word is my bond' is often used in everyday language to make a serious promise.
Why do you think this expression uses the metaphor of a bond rather than a share?
"Buy low, sell high" is a phrase commonly heard in financial markets. It states that traders should try to buy assets at low prices and sell at high prices.
Traders in the fixed-coupon bond markets often quote promised bond yields rather than prices. Fixed-coupon bond traders should try to:
A quote from the famous investor Warren Buffet: "Much success can be attributed to inactivity. Most investors cannot resist the temptation to constantly buy and sell."
Buffet is referring to the buy-and-hold strategy which is to buy and never sell shares. Which of the following is a disadvantage of a buy-and-hold strategy? Assume that share markets are semi-strong form efficient. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of the strict buy-and-hold strategy? A disadvantage of the buy-and-hold strategy is that it reduces:
The sayings "Don't cry over spilt milk", "Don't regret the things that you can't change" and "What's done is done" are most closely related to which financial concept?
"Buy low, sell high" is a well-known saying. It suggests that investors should buy low then sell high, in that order.
How would you re-phrase that saying to describe short selling?
The following quotes are most closely related to which financial concept?
- “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work” -Thomas Edison
- “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary” -Vidal Sassoon
- “The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket” - Kin Hubbard
Which class of derivatives market trader is NOT principally focused on ‘buying low and selling high’?
The saying 'safe as houses' suggests that house prices never fall. Examine the below graph of US house prices. Note that the vertical grey columns are periods when the US economy was in recession.
Did US house prices ever fall? US house prices: