My half year preliminary report

Reading Time: < 1 minute I was very pleased with my portfolio’s first 6 months’ performance this year, while I don’t have exact number here (waiting for Scottrade to create June 2007 statement), my return is about 30%. My biggest winner is Crocs (CROX), which went up more than 100%, Mindray (MR) also helped a lot (went from $23 to… Continue reading My half year preliminary report

How to Measure Performance of Investing ?

Reading Time: < 1 minute We often heard story like that someone made $5,000 in stocks in one month. Cool. But that does not tell the whole story. Why? There are a few questions I like to ask: 1) How much did he/she make the month before and after (that particular month)? Did he/she make more money (less money) or lose money in other months.… Continue reading How to Measure Performance of Investing ?