Try Not to Think About White Bears (and Inflation)

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This is a story about trying not to think about white bears — can you do that? Give it a try. “I’m not going to think about white bears…” Ooops, did you just think about white bears?! Let’s try this again: “I’m not going to think about…” Wow, every time you try to not think…

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I’m a Finance prof, CFA, and author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio (with Andrew Lo). I write stories about investing. (I don’t give financial advice.)

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Stephen Foerster

Stephen Foerster

I’m a Finance prof, CFA, and author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio (with Andrew Lo). I write stories about investing. (I don’t give financial advice.)

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