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Malcolm Gladwell, Popularity, and Investing

**The following is taken from our client quarterly newsletter. Certain sections have been removed that contain client only information.    One early morning while I was out running I was listening to an iTunes podcast by Malcolm Gladwell. It was published on June 29 and is called “The Big Man Can’t Shoot.”   Almost the entire time found myself saying, “Our clients need to hear this!” So with that in mind our quarterly commentary will have a Malcom Gladwell twist. In the podcast Mr. Gladwell details Wilt Chamberlain and his famous record setting 100 point game in 1962. In that game he shot 32 free throws sinking 28 of them (this is still a NBA record). What few people remember about those free throws was that fact that he shot them “granny style.” In other words, his arms would hang down by his knees and he would flick the ball
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