Sunday, September 6, 2015

"Are we all traders now?"

From MacroBusiness:
From Jack Damn at Stockwits, via Alan Newman, is a fascinating chart illustrating how short-term stock “investing” has become.

Not just from the depths of the GFC, but throughout the whole Great Moderation period (i.e. the near 30-year stock bubble from 1980 to 2007) the average holding period for stocks dropped from 45 months to just over 4 months!

Now we’re back to holding periods akin to just before the Great Crash of 1929....MORE