UC Berkeley Haas School of Business Fisher Investments

UGBA 137 Case Study # 4 – The Lessons of History

Read Chapter One of Ken Fisher's Markets Never Forget (But People Do), which has been posted on bspace. Using this chapter and the lecture answer the following questions:

  1. Why (or why not) is history important for investing?
  2. Choose one important capital markets innovation/change in history that is interesting to you. Explain its importance and relevance.
  3. How can the lessons of history be applied to today's economic/market environment?