THOMAS F. BASSO is President of Trendstat Capital Management, Inc., which manages over $65 million for 300 clients worldwide. He has been a registered investment advisor since 1980 and a registered commodities advisor since 1984.
The Frustrated Investor.
Three Areas of Investing Success.
Your Perceptions Are Different from Others'.
Who's to Blame?.
Keep Your Money from the Person Managing It!.
Give Yourself Balanced Scenarios.
If It Isn't Broken, Don't Fix It!.
The Art of Monitoring an Investment.
Chasing the Hot Track Record.
Is This a Good Deal or What?.
Beware of the 10-Year Track Record.
Diversify to Your Comfort Level.
How Is Everyone Compensated?.
Avoid Information Overload.
Make a Decision, Then Act!.
Staying the Course--The Toughest Decision.
To Succeed, Lose the Ego.
The Markets Are Not Random, and Other Personal Thoughts.
Panic-Proof Investor Questions/Checklist.