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More recently, the mania of the late 1990s provided yet another example of people extrapolating shorter term results well into the future. Here, it wasn’t “gunslingers” pouring money into just the stocks with the highest gain in earnings, but rather new-era disciples pouring money into Internet companies that in many instances had little more than a PowerPoint presentation and a naïve belief that they were going to revolutionize the economy. In both cases, things ended very badly. IT’S DIFFERENT THIS TIME People want to believe the present is different than the past.

5 million more if he simply held small stocks rather than the S&P 500) there are some long periods where the patience of Job is required. Luckily, I believe we’re near the end of big-cap growth’s out-sized performance and a renaissance for value and small-cap strategies. Why? Look at history. I believe this week marks an historical opportunity for small stock investors. For the first time since the mid-1960s, large stocks The Unreliable Experts: Getting in the Way of Outstanding Performance 29 will outperform small stocks over the 20-year period ending December 31, 1998.

The judges themselves, not the value of their insights, were responsible for their own dismal predictive performance. ” This illustrates our dilemma. Models beat human forecasters because they reliably and consistently apply the same criteria time after time. In almost every instance, it is the total reliability of application of the model that accounts for its superior performance. Models never vary. They are always consistent. 16 WHAT WORKS ON WALL STREET They are never moody, never fight with their spouse, are never hung over from a night on the town, and never get bored.

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