Have you ever stopped to think about investing and all the decisions that face you as an investor? If so, you’ve probably come to understand that investment decisions — past, present and future — are in many cases driven by one core set of criteria: How much return is appropriate for the amount of risk you are taking?
There are many factors to consider when investing, but the core theme of maximizing return for the lowest possible risk is pretty important, no?
How do you know how much risk is right for you? This is where things get tricky. It’s a good idea to understand a few things about the markets in general and investing in particular. [Need to put some sort of conclusion/CTA here – will come back to this.]