Investing in stocks? There is nothing new under the sun

Business cycles always correct themselves and panic events always blow over. When they pass, businesses produce again. Consumers' fears subside and demand for goods and services returns to normalcy, causing business earnings to return and stock marke
Business cycles always correct themselves and panic events always blow over. When they pass, businesses produce again. Consumers' fears subside and demand for goods and services returns to normalcy, causing business earnings to return and stock markets to rise again.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

I have not been writing about investments for quite some time because there is really nothing new for me to talk about.

You must thinkI am joking. "If so much is happening around the world that can affect investing, how can he say there is nothing to write about?"

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 15, 2018, with the headline 'Investing in stocks? There is nothing new under the sun'. Print Edition | Subscribe