An intelligent investor was once asked what the market was going to do. He replied, “It will fluctuate”. This is the most important possible truth. We need to get deeply into our bones the sense that any market and the stock market, moves in cycle so that we will infallibly get wonderful bargains every few years and have a chance to sell again at ridiculously high prices a few year later.
Here is some observation how people at different age groups are reacting to the markets now:
People in their 20’s are logging back into their wealth front accounts to dial down their risk setting when they should be dialling up their regular contribution amounts.
People in their 30’s are trying to keep up with what’s going on, even though they are utterly bewildered every time an app on their phone Continue reading
I love this topic as I always say we love to forecast things and we all are forecasters,
When we think about changing jobs, getting married, buying a home, making an investment, launching a product or retiring, we decide based on how we expect the future will unfold.
Whenever the markets rise sharply the probability of forecasting to end the Bull Run increases sharply and vice versa in case of Bear markets.
Why people tend to forecast market so much? Don’t they enjoy the present?
Well those are behavioural questions and difficult to answer. But definitely people enjoy forecasting things.
Will the Sensex reach 30,000 or not is the question of the moment, and there are various views on it. Continue reading
First time I heard about paraprosdokians, I liked them. Paraprosdokians are figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected and is frequently humorous. (Winston Churchill loved them).
- Where there’s a will, I want to be in it
The last thing I want to do is hurt you … but it’s still on my list.
Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
If I agreed with you, we’d both be wrong.
We never really grow up — we only learn how to act in public.
War does not determine who is right, only who is left.
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research. Continue reading
Getting back to blogging is not that easy task, sometimes you need to share your old posts that’s worth reading and sharing. I am rebooting today after the business trip to London recollecting my thoughts and got some time to share Peter lynch thoughts from his famous book Beating the Street :-
- Your investor’s edge is not something you get from street experts. It’s something you already have. You can outperform the experts if you use your edge by investing in companies or industries you already understand.
- Over the past decades, the stock market has come to be dominated by a herd of professional investors. Contrary to popular belief, this makes it easier for the amateur investor. You can beat the market by ignoring the herd. Continue reading
Generally I do not write or analyse on the market predictions. But one of the friend shared a msg on Nifty predictions let’s try to analyse it.
Don’t confuse brains with a bull market….. How much Nifty can rise in current bull market….?
Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria
– Sir John Templeton
India has first major Bull market when Sensex moved from 400 in 1989 to 4546 in April 1992 a Rally of almost 1100% in matter of 3 years which will be remembered for Liberalization and reforms by Manmohan Singh . Continue reading