U.S. Global Investors CEO Frank Holmes challenges the Paradigms of Investing in his new article. Frank addresses a few cognitive dissonances he sees in the markets these days in the following four themes:
1. For all the hype over recent tech initial public offerings, did you know that investors have lost more money in Groupon and Facebook than the entire assets in all of the gold funds?
2. Did you know that the overall market has historically been more volatile than gold?
3. While Warren Buffett bashed gold, did you know that Berkshire Hathaway has underperformed the metal over the last 10 years?
4. In today’s low yield environment, did you know that inflation causes investors of Treasuries to lose money?
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