Is Covid different? To understand what’s likely to be true, we have to rest upon the weighty evidence of history. So maybe it would be worth reminding ourselves of certain other scary times in the recent past.
2002: West Nile virus
2005: Bird flu
2008: A global financial crisis
2009: Swine flu
2012: Mayan calendar
Looking back, you may notice a pattern. The pattern is that each and every time we thought that things might change for good and disrupt (investing) forever, they didn’t. That’s what I mean when I say “the weighty evidence of history.”
It’s true, this time may be different. But probably, it’s the same. Navigating a scary market -