Introduction This week’s edition of the Evergreen Virtual Advisor (EVA) is a return to one of our most popular formats, the Evergreen Exchange. This structure gives three members of our investment team the chance to agree, disagree, or simply comment on a topic of interest. The theme of this issue revolves around common misconceptions in the market.
This week’s edition of the Evergreen Virtual Advisor (EVA) is a return to one of our most popular formats, the Evergreen Exchange. This structure gives three of our team members the chance to agree, disagree, or simply comment on a topic of interest (with the constant hope that our readers care about these,
“Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now—always.”
– ALBERT SCHWEITZER, physician and humanitarian
“The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being proven right or pleasantly surprised.”
– GEORGE WILL
“Successful investing is when people agree with you…later.”
– JIM GRANT
For those who haven’t been to the Mauldin Economics’ Strategic Investment Conference (SIC),
“It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.”
– Despite rapid advances in technology, the human brain remains far more superior to even the most powerful supercomputer.
– However, our brains have deficiencies that often lead to irrational and/or sub-optimal decisions.
“Virtual reality was once the dream of science fiction. But the internet was also once a dream, and so were computers and smartphones. The future is coming.”
– MARK ZUCKERBERG, Facebook post, March 25, 2014
I’VE SEEN THE FUTURE
By Tyler Hay,