Chamath Palihapitiya gives tips for investing during these volatile times: 'Sanity always prevails'

Chamath Palihapitiya speaking at the 2017 Delivering Alpha conference in New York on Sept. 12, 2017.
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Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya continued his series of investor education lessons on Monday, explaining on Twitter why temperament and patience are keys for success.

Palihapitiya, a tech investor and former Facebook executive, laid out five key tenets of his investing strategy in a series of tweets, including one area of the market where he says to stay away.