Mr Bearbull 

The portfolio parable

Mr Bearbull

Mr Bearbull
The portfolio parable

My text today is taken from Matthew, Chapter 25, verses 14 to 30. Biblical scholars may know what’s coming. It is the parable of the talents where Jesus, having rambled on about foolish virgins, turned his attention to greedy masters and servants, both faithful and slothful. Don’t despair – the parable of the talents has real-world implications for equity investors. It tells them to run big portfolios rather than small ones. First, the background.

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