Daily Archives: July 22, 2015

How to Invest in Uncertain Times. Why News is Noise. 7

What most call ‘news’ is really just ‘noise’ to investors. The majority of what’s in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Telegraph, the BBC and TV news channels is really just ‘noise’. People pay way too much attention to this ‘noise’. They buy and sell stocks based upon this. And this is a big mistake. Instead of building a solid portfolio which encapsulates great businesses that compound for decades, people wind up selling at the slightest sign of trouble, based on the ‘noise of the news’. And very often, they lose money because of this. In order to get big returns when investing, you need to take the […]