Pandemics, panics and perspectives: Investor psychology amid the Covid-19 crisis

Investors must study what 'fear' means

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Henning Stein of Invesco
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Henning Stein of Invesco

It might seem glib to caution against panic when entire nations have been quarantined, supermarket shelves have been stripped bare and phrases such as "self-isolation" and "social distancing" have entered everyday language.

For asset managers and their clients, though, "keep calm and carry on" is usually a dependable mantra. This is why the old adage that time in the markets beats timing the markets has been so widely...

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