While some other hamsters sees spinning the wheel every day a destiny, I am the odd one that begrudges such monotony. After all, life will be horribly boring without learning something new everyday.
I'm living in Europe and just started buying stocks. I'm mostly interested in innovative companies fx. Stellar, Natcore etc and also companies, which are in a future rapid growth sector fx robotics etc. I am sorry that my English is not perfect.
I believe that there is almost no way I can retire comfortably with the standard method of Social Security plus maxed 401k using managed mutual funds. I need to make a significant gain at some point to change the equation. This means more risk, but hopefully a controlled amount can yield a retirement worth living.
William Armstrong has been a banker and a consultant in emerging markets finance for 30 years, mostly in Latin America. Presently he is working as a consultant to governments, to the World Bank and other international institutions, and to private companies in a variety of areas including banking supervision, microfinance, property rights, and corporate finance. Over the years he has advised many governments on how to manage financial crises and has followed events related to the current crisis very closely.
July 2015--age 74 1/2 and have studied markets since 1965. A broker for 28 years and retired early after heart attack and bypass. Now teach TRADING FOR A LIVING seminars at local libraries in North Carolina. Also retired air national guard officer.
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