Five charts on investing to keep in mind in rough times like these
The attached note looks at five charts on investing to keep in mind in rough times like we are going through now. The key points are as follows:
Successful investing can be really difficult in times like the present with immense uncertainty around the impact of coronavirus on the outlook.
This makes it all the more important to stay focussed on the basic principles of successful investing.
These five charts focus on critical aspects of investing that are insightful in times of market stress: the power of compound interest; don't get blown off by cyclical swings; the roller coaster of investor emotion; the wall of worry; & market timing is hard.