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Gray Pigeons, Meet Gray Swans

As said on this blog way back in April: I’m Adopting “Grey Pigeons”

Why? Because the concept of black swans is one of the most overwrought notions in recent financial memory. Now the Economist is getting in the act:

Gray Swans: Why Frugal Firms Keep Piling Up CashThe Economist

Mind you, they’re seeing gray for slightly different reasons, but the logic remains: black swans are black swans for their rarity. For the market to have all sorts of little shocks, ebbs, flows, and unexpected events is status quo.

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