In "Optimism watch" posts, I'll highlight the case that other writers make for you and your clients to hang in there.
Let's start with a quote from "Nowhere to Hide: Foreign Funds are Falling, Too," from Morningstar's Bridget Hughes.
...before you fall into deep despair, I'd remind you that the late Sir John Templeton made a highly successful career investing where he saw "maximum pessimism." We've been here before. Markets are cyclical. Keeping a truly long-term perspective (10 years or more) can be liberating, and you may realize this is a time to add to your holdings.Related posts on the Investment Writing blog:
- "Cheer up your clients with views of Dallas Fed authors"
- "Can you help your clients to control their fears?"
Susan B. Weiner, CFA
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