Bonjour readers ! Well as the greeting implies. I’m in Paris at the moment. Unfortunately it’s been pouring here the past 2 days so what better way to spend it than to sit my ass down and write another long overdue post.

Now as you might have realized the last Portfolio Update for May 2016 was not a pretty picture. My current portfolio is down almost 40 % from the money I had pumped into the market from the end of 2013/beginning 2014. So the question that comes to mine is how do you deal with it ? How do you sit and watch as your entire life’s savings go almost half in value in a matter of months ? More importantly what can you do about it or can you at all ?

I’d be the first to admit as this is my first investing foray, when the oil price started sliding further …