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Mental Models-Allocation Strategies

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The presentation discusses few mental models used for portfolio allocation. This presentation was given by me at Investing Conference organised by Perfect Group on 5 March 11, in Delhi

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Mental Models-Allocation Strategies

  1. 1. Value Investing Mental Models for Allocation
  2. 2. Mind’s blind spots <ul><li>Activity & leverage </li></ul><ul><li>Anchoring </li></ul>
  3. 3. Inactivity & Cash as default position     200 100         Row5 100% 1.00 100%                 214 107 100       Row 4 46% 2.00 100% 7%               229 114 107 100     Row 3 32% 3.00 100% 7% 7%             245 123 114 107 100   Row 2 25% 4.00 100% 7% 7% 7%           262 131 123 114 107 100 Row 1 21% 5.00 100% 7% 7% 7% 7%     CAGR returns Total period Period 5 Period 4 Period 3 Period 2 Period 1 Startin Capital  
  4. 4. Cash as a strategy! <ul><li>Buffett’s AAA cheque writing ability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Waiting for big fat elephant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Buffett’s Grand-dad’s advise </li></ul><ul><li>Charlie Munger solution – sitting on ass </li></ul><ul><li>Seth Klarman’s cash holdings </li></ul>
  5. 5. Anchoring
  6. 6. Anchoring
  7. 7. Anchoring
  8. 8. Thank you

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