I started this journey in late 2010 and even after 6 years of investing in the market (hopefully not 1 year of experience repeated 6 times), I still regard myself as a beginner. Nonetheless, I would say that I am learning. If not more about the market, then at least more about myself. The stock market is notoriously one of the most expensive places to find out who you are and I really hope I don’t get hurt in the process!

This is the fourth year I am updating my annual investment performance on this blog and you can refer to the earlier updates in 20132014 and 2015.

What I Bought and Sold

This year was a really active year, with a total of 30 buy and sell transactions and the ratio is probably 2/3 in favour of buys as the stock portion comfortably exceeded $200,000 at the end …