Financial media is information overload

At a glance A barrage of information confronts every potential buyer of equities, from tv channels to in-depth articles on economics When not at cross-purposes in their views, news and expert sources provide frequently and dramatically changing outlooks However, market movements in the short-term are often inexplicable and what can only be considered “irrational” The calm investor is best served by tuning out the majority of the information and only focusing on identifying the right companies Let’s say you recognize the corrosiveness of inflation (Why do we invest?)  and bow before the power that is compounding (The most powerful force

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