"'Uncertainty' is a buy signal, not a sell signal," is among Josh Brown's top investing lessons...

"'Uncertainty' is a buy signal, not a sell signal," is among Josh Brown's top investing lessons for 2012. "Your passing superficial knowledge of the risk factors of a given thing, gleaned from newspapers and TV, and repeated ad nauseam ... are priced in. Tell me something I don't know."

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  • bbro
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    Spot on...but don't tell the crowd...
    28 Dec 2012, 08:19 AM Reply Like
  • rheimerl
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    the "crowd" will never get this!
    28 Dec 2012, 08:48 AM Reply Like
  • Petrarch
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    Don't worry the crowd gets this...it is just unable to act on it.


    The other thing that is true and you probably will not believe it because it is very counterintuitive...Macro does not matter.


    28 Dec 2012, 10:04 AM Reply Like
  • Pinocchio1
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    CNBC and Bloomberg and panic machine, how else would someone be watching their boring 24/7 repetitive stuff
    Bernanke took budget discussion and named them "fiscal-cliff". there is no cliff. the deficit is a long-long slope and NOTHING changes over night. Well... he got more TV time than he ever dreamed, and so do these nothing-politicians
    The and all these nothing-politicians know that investors remember "black Tuesdays" and will throw them and their friends to the garbage pile of has-been-nothings
    28 Dec 2012, 09:28 AM Reply Like
  • wmateri
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    How can both the possibility that the "Fiscal Cliff" will be averted and the possibility that it won't be averted both be priced in to the market. Unless the market in general can predict every nuanced decision of the Fed, the Whitehouse and Congress (among a few of the worldwide decision makers), then this is patent nonsense. It suggests that the market always gets it right. Of course, why this doesn't explain the crash of 2008-2009 would seem a mystery then.


    Clearly "the market" with its finger on many pulses still has considerable room for a diversity of opinion about what will happen next and not everything is known, even by those with "the inside story".
    28 Dec 2012, 08:56 PM Reply Like
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