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Peter Lynch: Horizon Matters Most When Talking about Market Timing

The market itself is very volatile. We’ve had 95 years completed this century. We’re in the middle of 1996 and we’re close to a 10 percent decline. In the 95 years so far, we’ve had 53 declines in the market of 10 percent or more. Not 53 down years. The market might have been up 26 finished the year up four, and had a 10 percent correction. So we’ve had 53 declines in 95 years. That’s once every two years….
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The US-China Trade War: A Big Threat for Investing in China?

Since US-China trade war beginning last year, the two side held several rounds negotiation for more than one year. When everyone think the war will be ended in May, the US government posed strong malicious proposition towards Chinese high tech companies, such as Huawei, Hikivison, Yitu, DaHua, etc.  The prohibition of purchasing CPU, software almost killed ZTE last year.  There are many news about US-China trade war, and it’s very clear now that the war will not end in a…
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GREE Electric: Made in China, Loved by the world

GREE, the whole name is Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai, is one of the most famous Chinese home appliance companies in China. GREE grows from zero in 1990, and become the leading international air condition company now. So far, it has developed three brands, namely GREE, TOSOT and KINGHOME, with a wide product range which includes residential air conditioners, central air conditioners, air source water heaters, smart phones, home appliances, refrigerators, etc. The history of GREE is complex, since…
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Warren Buffet: Take care of your mind and body, and enjoy life

In the video “Becoming Warren Buffet” filmed by HBO, Warren Buffet made an analogy to tell the young people need to take care of mind and body.  “Let’s say that I offer to buy you the car of your dreams. You can pick out any car that you want, and then when you get out of class this afternoon, that car will be waiting for you at home.” As with most things in life, Buffet says there’s just one catch:…
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Shaolin Temple, the Chinese Kung Fu Homeland

In the spring festival this year, I went to have a trip in Henan province with my parents, for Kaifeng ancient city and Shaolin Temple. Shaolin temple is famous for Kunfu especially, as the old saying in China, all kinds of Kung fu is originated from Shaolin Temple, this place is the Chinese Kung Fu homeland. If you have a chance to go to Henan province, it’s highly recommended for you to visit this place.  Actually, it’s not a good…
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Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger criteria for selling a company or stock

This is excerpt from Bershire Hathway annual meeting in 2000 regarding to the criteria for selling a company or stock. Actually, Buffet gives his clear opinion that buy and hold strategy for wonderful business.  AUDIENCE MEMBER: Yeah, my main question is this. Much has been written by you, and a lot more by other people, about your criteria, or the criteria you use when you make a purchase of a company, either in full or in part.   But almost nothing…
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Yili: Long term growth by International market and becoming healthy food provider

This year, the stock price of Yili performed badly, dropped by more than 25% since beginning of 2018. In my opinion, there are several causes: Fierce competition: highly increased cost for advertisement, and the profit stays nearly flat.  The internal management problems remains unsolved, and the investors worry about future development.  Huge growth of the stock price last year makes it gravitate to the lower place. In short term, market price may fluctuate and no one can predict accurately always. However,…
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Travel to Shao Guan city and Danxia Mountain

Shao Guan city is located in the north of Guang dong Province, which is famous for its history and beautiful nature spot.  There are three rivers through Shao guan city, so basically you can see the rivers every where in this city.  Danxia Mountain is around 1 hour travel by bus from Shao guan city, which is specially famous for its unique structure. Actually, there are two parts here, one is Yangyuan Mountain, and another one is Zhanglao Mountain. This…
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Warren Buffet: about Management, moats, and the certainty of future earnings

This is excerpt from Bershire Hathway annual meeting in 1999 regarding Management, moats, and the certainty of future earnings from Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger The moat and the management are part of the valuation process, in that they enter into our thinking as to the degree of certainty that we attribute to the stream of income — stream of cash, actually — that we expect in the future and the amount of it.   I mean it is, you know,…
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A hot spring paradise in Mangshan, Chenzhou

In Hunan province, there are many beautiful scenery, delicious food, and famous for the Chinese revolution history. In October, I went to enjoy the hot spring in Mangshan, Chenzhou city.  Chenzhou is well known for hot spring, since there are many places for the natural hot spring. I like Mangshan especially, because you can enjoy the beautiful mountain view when you enjoy the hot spring.  This the window view from Mangshan hot spring hotel room, and there is a large…
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