October 1, 2013 Dear Investor: Traders are turning their focus toward the government shutdown and debt ceiling debate. This is all best left to the gamblers who feel they can successfully time near-term market movements and macro events—an exercise in pure speculation. As an investor, not a trader, I’m looking farther down the horizon, beyond three or six months (or even a year or two) to find investments that are cheap today—especially in the...