Thursday, 4 August 2016
Consider these articles from the past decade:
- In 2008, investment commentator Arun Abey wrote in the New Zealand Herald “Your worst enemy? It could be you”.
- In 2012, the New York Times published an article titled “Managing the Emotional Turbulence of Investing”.
- In 2016, the Christian Science Monitor published the headline “After Brexit, what should investors do? Relax”.
Although spanning almost 10 years there are common, yet crucial, themes:
In 2008 Mr Abey wrote: “Knee-jerk reactions and emotional ‘thought traps’, if not kept under close control, can easily derail our investment strategy”.
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