Nine important things I learned about investing

Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's latest article covering the nine most important things learned about investing over the past 35 years.

Key points raised are :

My nine most important lessons from investing over the past 35 years are that;

  • There is always a cycle
  • The crowd gets it wrong a extremes
  • What you pay for an investment matters a lot
  • Getting markets right is not as easy as you think
  • Investment markets don't learn
  • Compound interest applied to investments is like magic
  • It pays to be optimistic
  • Keep it simple
  • You need to know yourself to succeed at investing