Key Points are as follows…

·         Investing during times of market stress and volatility can be difficult.  For this reason it’s useful for investors to keep a key set of things – call them rules – in mind.

·         The key rules I think are: make the most of the power of compound interest; be aware that there is always a cycle; invest for the long term; diversify; turn down the noise; buy low and sell high; beware of the crowd at extremes; focus on investments offering a sustainable cash flow; and seek advice.

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