It is easy to drown in the flood of information available in the financial markets. There's always one more report to read, one more press release to peruse or one more chart to interpret. In such an environment, it's easy to get pulled off course; information intended to help you, can actually make it difficult to maintain a consistent investment process.
Unfortunately, the market rewards disciplined investing and often
quickly punishes emotional, distracted or disorganized approaches.
What's more, it's easy to forget discipline when things are going
especially well or especially bad. And then there's just human nature –
humans are fallible creatures and even the best find it difficult to
remember or replicate what worked three or four years ago.
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