Michel Pireu Columnist

If confidence is overrated when it comes to investing, humility is underrated. It’s also much harder to find.

Nor should it be confused with low self-esteem. Humility is simply about focusing on the unknown rather than the known. Whereas confidence comes from the things we know, humility comes from the overwhelming number of things we don’t know.

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