The Gold Standard | Reality check in page 5

“I am an investment strategist focused on emerging markets. You learn to be humble. A while back a firm put out this very good report, and on page five they wrote: ‘Whoever rips this page out and sends it to us gets £50.’ I believe they ended up paying out only £250. Apparently few of their other clients had gotten as far as page 5 of the report as investors are deluged with information daily. [More here]

Good reminder and cross-check on one’s importance (or, the lack of it) in the overall scheme of things. This is from the ‘Voices of Finance’ series in Guardian. A friend had sent another link in this series that led me to the ‘Voices of Finance’ page. You might want to check out this too.

DISCLAIMER: This is an archived post from the Indian National Interest blogroll. Views expressed are those of the blogger's and do not represent The Takshashila Institution’s view.