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dineshfernando

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What is the best strategy now? Invest10


First of all I must thank to CSE a lot because I made over 200% gain over the last 2 years. I have been trading over 6 years in total and seen many downs and ups of the market. 95%  of my portfolio is of fundamental shares and undervalued shares.

At this present condition, I have been losing almost Rs. 200,000/= everyday. I am planning to quit temporarily and come back with 50% of portfolio when things are ok. My portfolio value is 8 digit figure and if I dispose it and put it in a fixed deposit I will earn more than my present salary.

My options are:
1) Dispose entire portfolio and deposit it in fixed deposit account
2) Dispose 50% and reinvest it in plantations (coconut)
3) Quit the job and spend more time on trading
4) Buy an appartment and rent
5) Do nothing and wait till the market recover

Also, I would like to know how many of you are doing trading as a job (full-time). I have more than 25 years to retire but I feel if I spend more time in the market I always can make more gains and reduce loses. I'm also fed up with my present job.

Friends, please advice me.

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DKR

Post Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:32 pm by DKR

What is ur current job..?
Dnt put tat money on FD ....nw intrest is SHIT in all banks..
If u can buy land spend time on there doing something new....
Very Happy

opfdo

Post Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:37 pm by opfdo

buy good foundamentals & see, because this situation not for a long period. SEC will change the regulations, they r pressurised now

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Post Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:20 pm by jaya

wait till market recover & trasfer to sound stocks

Tiger

Post Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:45 pm by Tiger

If I were you I would dispose about 25-50% of PF even with some losses, after carefully selecting high P/E forwards. Keep this money in liquid form and keep until this down trend ends. I expect this to be end by beginning of Q4, until then those with high p/e's will seek its bottom (i.e. until Q3 results, those companies which cannot support these high p/e with actual results will sink).

Again enter the market if you wish. I believe 2012 to be exciting year.

This is my personal view please obtain professional advice before making your investment decisions.

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Post Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:11 am by ShareShares

osmand wrote:buy good foundamentals & see, because this situation not for a long period. SEC will change the regulations, they r pressurised now

This may come to an end cannot go on for ever.

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Post Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:09 am by Soundchips

jaya wrote:wait till market recover & trasfer to sound stocks

wait for how long ? ..days or weeks?

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Post Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:16 am by Soundchips

Slightly green, I think few days to wait.

TortoizePlus

Post Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:13 pm by TortoizePlus

I believe this is due to some credit clearance, political unrest and flow of IPOs and right issues. People don't have money to invest (with credit clearance and sequence of IPOs). I think the red will continue till end of this month but cannot guarantee a bull run after that. Overall, 2011 will be a flat year in CSE.

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Post Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:00 pm by manula

dineshfernando wrote:Dear friends,

First of all I must thank to CSE a lot because I made over 200% gain over the last 2 years. I have been trading over 6 years in total and seen many downs and ups of the market. 95% of my portfolio is of fundamental shares and undervalued shares.

At this present condition, I have been losing almost Rs. 200,000/= everyday. I am planning to quit temporarily and come back with 50% of portfolio when things are ok. My portfolio value is 8 digit figure and if I dispose it and put it in a fixed deposit I will earn more than my present salary.

My options are:
1) Dispose entire portfolio and deposit it in fixed deposit account
2) Dispose 50% and reinvest it in plantations (coconut)
3) Quit the job and spend more time on trading
4) Buy an appartment and rent
5) Do nothing and wait till the market recover

Also, I would like to know how many of you are doing trading as a job (full-time). I have more than 25 years to retire but I feel if I spend more time in the market I always can make more gains and reduce loses. I'm also fed up with my present job.

Friends, please advice me.

I like to mention that quit from the job sound not good to me . At least you will get some income end of the each month. Hope you have a good job with decent salary. We cannot relay every time from the market. Actually i am doing the share market in part time and i invest some from my savings on the market and i have given two apartments on rent in colombo and now think about cultivation and searching for a good coconut land and having some FD also for emergency. What i want to say is don't relay on one field and better to focus in all side that u can do. Think about fundamental shares and their scope is on many fields and same way you have to use your savings wisely. Don't relay on one side and for example now see what happening on the market. Same way if you have more than 25 years to retire loosing the job will be not good thing.Take perfect decisions other wise you have to suffer for the life time. Very Happy

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Post Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:48 pm by nkalansu

dineshfernando wrote:Dear friends,

First of all I must thank to CSE a lot because I made over 200% gain over the last 2 years. I have been trading over 6 years in total and seen many downs and ups of the market. 95% of my portfolio is of fundamental shares and undervalued shares.

At this present condition, I have been losing almost Rs. 200,000/= everyday. I am planning to quit temporarily and come back with 50% of portfolio when things are ok. My portfolio value is 8 digit figure and if I dispose it and put it in a fixed deposit I will earn more than my present salary.

My options are:
1) Dispose entire portfolio and deposit it in fixed deposit account
2) Dispose 50% and reinvest it in plantations (coconut)
3) Quit the job and spend more time on trading
4) Buy an appartment and rent
5) Do nothing and wait till the market recover

Also, I would like to know how many of you are doing trading as a job (full-time). I have more than 25 years to retire but I feel if I spend more time in the market I always can make more gains and reduce loses. I'm also fed up with my present job.


Friends, please advice me.


My advice is..... don't sell when market is coming down. Sell when market is going up. Don't follow the crowd.

Wait till the market recover and when all other people are buying you sell your portfolio and gain as mush as possible. After that you can select one of the options you have listed above.

If i were you i would dispose 50% and invest in an income generating asset. (investment property...rental income etc.). I am also working in a state bank and derive a 5 figure salary. Even though i am happy with my salary i am fed up with my job....Thinking about doing full time trading and having some investment properties that generate monthly cash flow.



Last edited by nkalansu on Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:54 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : Typed in the wrong place)

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Post Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:40 pm by dineshfernando

Thank you very much friends for your advices

enslive

Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:32 am by enslive

In my opinion ,

best strategy is to keep holding, Don't be panic selling @ low , pump additional money to buy fundamentally strong shares at low level

Finally,, plane for the worse... hope for the best Wink

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:35 am by Soundchips

For the first time in months market is green and ... remains green..

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:11 pm by RANGANA PERERA

Srilankan stock market funeral ceremony organized by SEC Sad Sad

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:14 pm by Aamiable

look like worse part is over.

Very Happy Smile Very Happy

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:16 pm by Gaja

i am doing nothing, other than watching the market

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:26 pm by Aamiable

Many expected an upward trend after 12 noon.

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:49 pm by Aamiable

Best strategy is not to start fighting among members,.. just allow stock market to see an overall recovery.... Ninety nine percent of the shares were down... Let all stocks recover up to previous levels.... Keep all kinds of mew investments interested and attracted to CSE.

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 1:17 pm by Aamiable

What ever the forms of investments have to come and rescue CSE,,,, let any form of funds come to the market now and help every body recover fast...

Very Happy Smile Very Happy

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 1:51 pm by uditha9

sell some shares&buy some gold.i dont advice you to quit the job.

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:41 pm by Aamiable

enslive wrote:In my opinion ,

best strategy is to keep holding, Don't be panic selling @ low , pump additional money to buy fundamentally strong shares at low level

Finally,, plane for the worse... hope for the best Wink


Hope for the best !

ssb

Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:14 pm by ssb

fingers crossed and trust on god i lost 20% of my portfolio
Sad among

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Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:49 pm by sapumal

sleep few months

rijayasooriya

Post Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:57 pm by rijayasooriya

Forget the market(not for ever) and try to find a satisfactory job

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