My latest for Alpha Baskets looks at the importance of why investing is a long term proposition that should not offer excitement.
As we have discussed many times before, one of the biggest impediments to long term financial success is succumbing to emotion at the worst possible times which can mean panic selling your portfolio at a low or repeatedly panic buying hot stocks at their highs at the height of excitement after a pundit just extrapolated past returns on stock market television.
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Today is the second anniversary of the passing of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. The picture is of the shrine at their station a few days after the incident.