by Jason Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, CAP®, Chief Investment Officer | March 23, 2021
Jason Gunkel, Chief Investment Officer, that recent speculative events in the financial markets, including the run up in the stock price of GameStop, have provoked many to question if investing in the stock market is similar to gambling. Although both investments and gambling have the risk of losing money, Jason explains how the two are quite different. As Jason says, "The longer you sit in a casino, the greater the odds you'll walk out a loser. But the longer you stay invested in the stock market, historically, the greater the probability you'll experience positive outcomes."