In case you missed it, I wanted to share my CNBC experiment. I hope it was instructive.
Sometimes the most important lessons in the individual investing sphere are complicated and simple at the same time. At the very beginning of January, I recommended a little experiment that related to the financial market coverage on CNBC. The specific details of this “thought experiment” can be found in the original blog post from January 1st:
The brief version of the exercise related to watching Monday and Friday coverage of the current events in the global financial markets during the month. The simple exercise was to watch CNBC’s Squwak Box every Monday during the course of the month. The second part was to watch the last hour of the Closing Bell segment. What was the logic? The Monday show is a three-hour program, and there are many current issues considered and opinions from various market participants (e.g. traders, money managers, economists, investment strategists, research analysts, etc.). Monday is…
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