Investing Without an Information Edge in the World of Constant and Conflicting Information
With coronavirus (COVID-19), each bit of information quickly goes viral in the mainstream media, in social media and even in person-to-person conversations and emails. As we are seeing, these are affecting markets and economies around the world. In times of turmoil or volatility such as these, people are particularly susceptible to the effect our behavioral biases have upon perception and perspective. And these biases can drive emotions which then overwhelm fundamentals.
This Investment Brief looks are what we are seeing today and helps to put it in perspective for investors.