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ABOUT THOSE GREAT EARNINGS

Written By: Tom Hankes  |  Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

          Today I stumbled across something interesting: an article on CNBC.com entitled "Average Investors May Finally Be Lured Back into Stocks." 

          It struck me as interesting that people usually tend to look at stocks and bonds differently than other goods and services.  If you're looking for pizzas or Leinenkugels, we'll all wait until we see the price drop and then we'll zoom over to the grocery store and buy the stuff at a good price, knowing that it will soon rise to its normal price range; i.e. higher than today's price.  For some reason, investors see securities differently than other goods and services.  I suspect we've all been trained like Pavlov's dogs by the greatest bull market in history to "buy, buy, buy" stocks.   

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