Sunday February 23, 2020

Why do markets 'love' us?

Investing in Ireland is fashionable at the moment, with investor greed overriding fear, but can the party last? David McWilliams analyses market sentiment.

13th January, 2013
'The rational investor, who makes investments based on real evidence, could go bust waiting for the irrational markets to validate his analysis'

Today, this column is going to deploy two devices that writers often use to make themselves sound very intelligent. The first is the quote from a great thinker, which has to be both witty and knowing; and the second is exposing the classical origin of a well-known word, which only a man of either great scholarship or access to Google can appreciate.

With the aid of these two tools, we will look at the recent...

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