Don’t Sell Yourself Short When Investing Stop Focusing on the Now and More on the Later

How Most Investment Institutions Define Success

Most investment institutions define success as having a good result in each and every discrete time period, so it’s quite logical that people in those institutions look to buy stocks that will do well from the current moment in time until, say, the end of the year. As a result, favorable occurrences such as positive earnings reports or value-realization events that are highly probable, but not likely to occur within the discrete time period, are discounted at a fairly remarkable rate. Those kinds of inefficiencies, if anything, are more common than they were when we started out 13 years ago.

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