Just don’t look.
As a smart, switched-on person, you might currently be looking at a chart of UK 10-year Gilts, showing yields soaring.
But instead, you could be looking at this cute puppy. Who’s a little sweetie?!
As a financially-savvy but politically engaged individual, you might be watching cable, which has dropped to $1.11.
But why would you, when you could instead look at this sweet little lamb munching a branch?!
As an upstanding, tax-paying citizen who is interested in the intersection of fiscal and monetary policy, you might be ogling this chart, which shows Bank of England rate hike expectations for November’s meeting soaring:
Idiot! Stop! You could instead be looking at this sweet little kitten in a hidey-hole.
If it’s too late none of this is working for you, maybe next fiscal event you should try the same approach as the Chief Secretary to the Treasury — fire and forget:
Great to see sterling strengthening on the back of the new UK Growth Plan https://t.co/Ec8tgXkgKd
— Chris Philp (@CPhilpOfficial) September 23, 2022