For a while, I have lost track of my favorite column at Financial Times, “Short View”. Now I got it back working again in my RSS reader. Here is an interesting piece on the growth-return fallacy in investing.
Growth does not equal return. It all depends on your entry point or purchase price. Previously, I have introduced this simple idea in an interview with Jeremy Grantham. In practice, more often than not, you will find people rarely get it.
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