Great Investors Understand Progress

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“We’ve got a fully employed economy, rising real wages. We restarted the corporate earnings cycle. We’ve got strong confidence among businesses and consumers. The kick is we can do all of this without aggravating inflation and interest rates. If that’s going to continue, I think the bull market could continue forever.”
– Jim Paulsen, Chief Investment Strategist for The Leuthold Group

In last month’s article, we focused on “Knowing a Good Time to Invest” as one of the great qualities to adopt for anyone who wants to become a great investor. This month we focus on a similar, but slightly different quality…Great Investors Understand Progress

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Getting Punched in the Mouth

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“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”
– Mike Tyson

As a disclaimer, I have never been a big boxing fan, although I am a huge sports fan. This week it seems that every time I turn on ESPN, or my favorite sports radio channel, the talk is all focused on the hype surrounding the huge boxing match coming up this weekend between accomplished boxer Floyd Mayweather, and MMA fighter Conor McGregor.
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Time, Sweet Time

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“Time is the Stuff that Life is made of.”
– Ben Franklin

Sometimes life has a way of teaching us the most important lessons in the most painful way. It seems there must be some cosmic force that dictates that our most painful and difficult experiences are also our most memorable, and we never forget the lessons they teach.
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Great Investors know it is NEVER a “Good Time” to Invest

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“The right time to buy equities for the long term is whenever you have the money”
– Nick Murray

In last month’s article, we focused on “Not Trusting Robots” as one of the great qualities to adopt for anyone who wants to become a great investor. This month we focus on a similar, but slightly different quality…Great Investors know it is NEVER a “Good Time” to Invest

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The Tree of Wealth

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“Somebody’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago”
– Warren Buffett

It seems as if the human attention span is on the endangered species list these days. With the rise of the internet and mobile communications, it seems that we all think and communicate in 140 characters or less, and “Long Term” is defined as the next 5 minutes.

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Great Investors Don’t Listen to Robots

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“Even if you could trick an algorithm into giving you the portfolio you need as opposed to the one you want—which you can’t—an algorithm can’t hold your hand, look into your eyes and advise you credibly not to worry when the market goes down 30%. You will still bolt out of your portfolio at the wrong time and for the wrong reasons.”
– Nick Murray

In last month’s article, we focused on “Taking advantage of Dividends” as one of the great qualities to adopt for anyone who wants to become a great investor. This month we focus on slightly different habit that great investors understand……Great Investors Don’t Listen to Robots.

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Great Investors Love Dividends

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“Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in.”
– John D. Rockefeller

In last month’s article, focused on “Taking advantage of Time” as one of the great qualities to adopt for anyone who wants to become a great investor. This month we focus on slightly different quality, but another thing great investors can take advantage of…Great Investors Love Dividends.

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Great Investors Take Advantage of Time

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“Time, Time, Time is on my side… Yes it is.Time, Time, Time is on my side… Yes it is.”
– Mick Jagger

In last month’s article, we discussed how “Understanding Risk” is one of the great qualities to adopt for anyone who wants to become a great investor. This month we focus on a related, but slightly different quality…Great Investors Take Advantage of Time.

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Not Perfect, but Better!

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If you read any of the content we regularly publish here at Concentus, you must know by now that one of the pillars of our capital market philosophy is Rational Optimism, and that it is impossible to make a good investor out of a pessimist. We believe firmly that an educated optimism is the only outlook that is supported by history, and that any rigorous study of the history of mankind will make clear the fact that the human condition has been getting better and better for the last 10,000 years.

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