Apparently , Confucius didn’t say “One Picture is Worth Ten Thousand Words” after all. It was an advertisement in a 1920s trade journal for the use of images in advertisements on the sides of streetcars. Even without the credibility of Confucius behind it, we think this saying has merit. Each month we share a few charts or images we consider noteworthy. On a day where the equities market is pulling back, we look at a snapshot of the surge in activity amid COVID-19 from small traders on discount broking platforms and "free" trading app Robinhood, via CNBC. Yet professional investors surveyed by BAML are holding the highest level of cash since the 9/11 terrorist attack. Leading into this selling, Evans & Partners' highlights record valuations for the ASX. Back to the US, we see via ValueLine how despite strong equity markets the median stock has gone nowhere for 23 years; while Greenlight Capital highlighted SocGen research that shows a significant valuation spread b
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