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Who knows the Market well?

Had an interesting conversation – “what is the feeling on Markets? I think further selling will be there. Everything is robotstockgoing against the economy Crude, Rupee, Earnings, Monsoon. Global issues not cooling down, Greece planning to exit Euro, China Production is slow, Saudi might again attack Yemen. Yaa but we had a spectacular run up this year as well as all in anticipation.  Macro was improving and micro we were discounting and were giving time, but now Macro is against us and micro will take time to improve. People are booking profits big time I think ….”

To be honest no one knows how market will react, if you are keeping these points in check probably you might do well :-

  • Saying “I’ll be greedy when others are fearful” is much easier than actually doing it. Continue reading
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September 15 2008 was one of the most extraordinary days in global financial history.A simmering credit crisis exploded into a full-blown apocalypse in the global financial sector when Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy.  

With assets of $639bn and a further $613bn of debts, it was the biggest corporate bankruptcy in the US. The collapse of Lehman had immediate repercussions, frightening financial markets around the world, but with hindsight its demise has come to embody the failure of investment banks to adequately assess risk and invest accordingly.

Market Performance (from the close before Lehman BK) – Silver +71%, Gold +61%, S&P +58% ( For S&P the dividend are not accounted for. Including dividend it will be close to 88%)

Here is a must watch documentary of 60 min : “The West is done, it’s over! We screwed it all up. Do you want your great-grandchildren speaking Chinese 🙂

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