Learn about behaviors that can lead to investor underperformance
In life – no matter the decision – it is difficult to do what we need to do and easy to do what we want. However, there is no magic pill.
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Every crisis, every catastrophe, and every unknown.
How is this fable comparable with the average equity investor? Let me explain.
The American investor wants to feel as though they have all the available resources at their fingertips instantaneously.
Do these two sets of numbers mean anything to you? 71 and 4500 / 3.37 and 200. For many they can be a source of panic, uncertainty, or stress – driven by the financial media’s persistence to sell investors their emotions “du jour.”
Declines in the markets may be frightening to many who do not view their investments in the proper perspective.
Most believe the COVID-19 Virus pandemic has been devastating to our country and the world (which it has), however there has been a more severe virus lurking undetected for decades.
We are all too familiar with those childhood fables which remind us of good vs. evil, right vs. wrong, and in this case, a reality the investor may not want to face.
First, stop listening to the soothsayers (the financial media) and making decisions based off what they are selling.
What I will describe is focusing on the Unknowable vs. Knowable - a key to long-term investor success.
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