But Tudwal had been sent north, toward the border, and it was never wise to ignore news from the border country.
Gold traders have mostly ignored inflation-related news that plunged the stock and bond markets into turmoil.
As with most things, it's difficult to ignore news you don't want to see.
He said he was always concerned when markets sold on bad news and ignored good news.
"It's typical, because the market has ignored good news for the last month," the trader added.
More than a third of the respondents stated that news organizations would ignore news that might hurt their financial interests.
It was starting to ignore bad news, but all of a sudden when a seller shows up, people run for cover.
Traders were so troubled by the outlook that they ignored surprisingly good news on the inflation front.
At times ignoring bad news, investors seemed to scramble back into the market in hopes of buying stocks at their lows.
For now, it appears that investors are ignoring downbeat news on the economy, which has recently sent the dollar sharply lower.