It's natural to look back. We live in the past.
For most people, the future isn't an unknown full of unlimited opportunity. It's about hoping the bad stuff in our past isn't a prelude to the future.
But what about the stock market?
2013 was a spectacular year - at least for stocks it was. And already people are afraid about the future. They're afraid that after a great year for stocks, the bloom is off the rose.
Are people naturally pessimistic? Are they afraid of the market?
The answer to both of those questions is, unfortunately, "yes."
I know because I used to be one of those people. But not anymore, though... not for a long time.
Here's what I know now...
Best Investments 2014: Turn Our Greatest Threat Into Your Biggest Profit
For most of 2013, we've warned about China's ongoing hack attacks on American companies and government agencies. The assaults highlighted the fragility of our current infrastructure networks.
In March, the National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) announced that the U.S. "is the target of a massive, sustained cyber-espionage campaign that is threatening the country's economic competitiveness."
It also means that cybersecurity companies are going to reap epic profits...