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PIWORLD talks to Edmund Shing about introducing your kids (or anyone!) to investing - Part 3

PIWORLD talks to Edmund Shing about introducing your kids (or anyone!) to investing - Part 3

11 June 2021

Here Edmund moves onto how to invest in stocks. This is the third interview in the series where Edmund imparts the investing lessons and motivation he’s given to his kids on how and why to invest. Invaluable advice for any investor, new or old! 50 minutes of investing gems to get a profitable return from stock selection. This should be listened to alongside Part 1 and Part 2.

00:56 When should an investor graduate from funds to individual stock picks?
02:18 Where do you find your stocks and how do you select them?
05:12 What growth should we be looking for?
07:08 What other metrics on the checklist?
09:38 How do you work out the valuation of a company?
13:42 Where do you get your ideas?
14:55 How long do you spend on your research?
20:22 How do you time when to buy into a position?
23:44 What technical indicators do you look at?
26:32 How do you manage risk?
28:22 How to handle a market crash?
31:29 What moves a share price?
33:30 Market makers and bulletin boards
34:44 Trading diary and record-keeping
38:15 Averaging down
39:10 Spreads, stop losses and market cap size
42:15 Size of positions
42:37 Catalysts for winners to perform
44:00 IPOs are they good opportunities?
44:37 Macro factors: Where we’re at in the economic cycle? What is your view on inflation?

See below for parts 1 & 2

Edmund on Twitter: @TheIdleInvestor

Edmund Shing has over 25 years of experience in financial markets in a wide variety of positions, ranging from proprietary trading to portfolio manager in a number of financial institutions in London and Paris. Since 2015, he has held the role of Global Head of Equity and Derivative Strategy at BNP Paribas in London.

Edmund has a PhD in Cognitive and Computing Science from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, and has done advanced studies in Knowledge-Based Systems and in Experimental Psychology. He is an EFFAS-certified financial analyst. He has also authored the book “The Idle Investor” published by Harriman House in 2015, proposing 3 simple investment strategies that take only a few minutes to execute per month.

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