Being a month where many typically feel motivated to fulfill their new year’s resolutions and goals, many of us will feel excited to start doing something about our goals now before our career and work gets the better of us. I believe such a motivation is good in many aspects of our lives but not when it comes to investments.

I do not know whether there are investors who have already pumped in a sum of their hard-earned monies into the stocks markets for the month. If so, the investors would already have been subject to the larger macro-economical environment led by the low oil prices. When it comes to investors, being fast is slow and being slow is fast. And patience is really a virtue. Unless you are a “Buy and Hold” type of investor, I do not think you would want to put your monies in the stocks …