I assume that the majority of these all of a sudden discovering an enthusiasm for cryptocurrency or Tesla are playing, not investing, whether or not they admit it to themselves or not (Charts that Depend, Video, FT.com, January 14).
Until they really intend to depart it for the long run, changing some much-maligned “fiat” forex into bitcoin or shopping for into Tesla at a value equal to the combination valuation of Volkswagen, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, GM, Ford, Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot, and Renault put collectively, is like inserting a wager on crimson or black and hoping that it comes up.
It could be rational to purchase now, watch the hype proceed and promote to another person, a “larger idiot” who has joined the get together later than you. However that is playing, not investing; fantastic, however finest to not child your self it’s the rest.
Managing Director, Monmouth Capital,
London W1, UK