Ancient History Offers Investors Lessons About Market Volatility

By Norton Reamer and Jesse Downing

What can tulip sales tell us about the psychology of investment? What investment advice can you find in the Bible and in Shakespeare? And what other lessons can today’s investors glean from history? In a recent article, the authors of Investment: A History discuss how people today can learn from past events, ranging from ancient Greece and Rome to the European Renaissance, and on to the early twentieth century. Click here to read the article on TheStreet.