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Why is the stock market resilient?

We investment advisers love to show fancy charts and graphs illustrating the historical track-record of the stock market’s resiliency. If you haven’t seen one in a while, check this out. It shows how markets spend way more time moving up than down. Sorry, couldn’t resist. I’ve been pondering during this latest bear market whether these charts really help investors remain disciplined during extreme bouts of negative volatility. Perhaps a spoonful of sugar would help us swallow the doses of intellectual medicine we prescribe for warding off the emotions of watching our investments decline?

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Taking a New View on Coronavirus

You know times are strange when you’re hearing from everyone – from the government to your local grocer – on what to do about the coronavirus. Unless we can source some toilet paper for you (here’s some fascinating commentary on what’s up with that!), what else is there to say? Believe it or not, we have a fresh perspective, which we think you’ll find helpful. What if the COVID-19 pandemic is more than just an unmitigated disaster? What if it’s also an important, if incredibly challenging opportunity?

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