Wailing, Gnashing of Teeth, Rending of Garments, etc.

It’s been one year since Standard & Poors downgraded the credit quality of US Treasury debt. This cataclysmic event was accompanied by hysterical finger pointing, messenger shooting and mass hysteria in the media. The funny thing is the market didn’t seem to care that much. In fact, quite the opposite. Letting the news narrative dictate investment decisions is very often a shortcut to disaster.

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