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Rekenthaler Report

Using History's Lessons to Evaluate Today's Investments

The odds favor equities.

The Nifty 50s

History permits us to observe with unaffected eyes, to see things our predecessors missed. It is not that they lacked our intelligence (to put the matter gently), but rather that they were products of their times. Perhaps after conducting the exercise, we can bring a like mindset to today’s investments. Perhaps we can avoid becoming too caught up in our particular moment.