Wall Street and most investors will never be up to the task.
It’s a maxim that sexy sells on Wall Street. This year we have seen tons of coverage on bitcoin, space travel, blockchain, gentech, meme stocks—even the prospect of human drone transport. New shiny objects tend to attract a certain breed of investors and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Wall Street’s sell side is eager to profit from nascent investment ideas by throwing lots of analytic and sales horsepower behind the new exciting industries. “Early adopter” clients are quick to follow and the word