September was an interesting month for my portfolio. I experienced a few firsts, and I have got to say that being new in investing helps with being more cautious and less complacent about my decisions.

For the first time, I have experienced a 2-digit percentage point drop in my position with ComfortDelgro stock and learned how to deal with seeing red in my portfolio. I’ve learned how the public is efficient to news and how they react to it, and how news is also insanely efficient in delivering it to the public. I’ve also started to see CDG’s stock price recover towards the end of the month after much pessimism has been over because of its somewhat “depressed” price.

I wasn’t as emotional as I thought I would be, and in fact, seeing it go down made me more excited than afraid (and vice versa). I also kinda know now …