It’s easy to understand why many investors are tuning out. In 2008, terms like VIX and Ted spread haunted every investment decision and many asset classes ended the year in negative territory. Then, fast forward to 2012 which may go down in history as “the year of never-ending political and economic uncertainty and global volatility”, but nevertheless ending more firmly in positive territory than most investors would have predicted. The markets seem so disjointed that they’re hard to follow, especially for the non-expert, casual bystander.
Consider these lessons from the world of triathlon training that can help refocus jittery investors.
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