Job Descriptions: The Financial Pundit
Snap judgments about the monkey with the darts.
But financial punditry -- not the Maria Bartiromo variety, but the other kind -- well, that's a whole other ball of wax. It involves offering advice to a nameless, faceless audience without knowing its risk profile or time horizon. And it's a big leap of faith, especially when you consider the impossibility of outsmarting the market.
Certainly, a gentle ribbing's in order.
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