If we extrapolate the Mets’ Opening Day win from yesterday, we can safely assume they will go 162-0 and Asdrubal Cabrera will compete for the NL batting title hitting a cool .600! Just kidding. It’s always important to manage people’s expectations whether it is for their favorite baseball team or their portfolio. Setting unrealistic expectations is a great, easy way to get disappointed. Surely the Mets will not go 162-0 this year, but they can still have a very successful year nonetheless. The same goes for your portfolio. It won’t be perfect, but it can still be very successful.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning: