There are several types on Investors in the market making investments in one or more categories of assets with the objective of making a profit. To name a few Individual investors, Angel investors, Sweat equity investor, Venture capitalist funds, Investment Trusts, Mutual funds, Hedge funds and Sovereign wealth funds.. here are some of the views how investment defined by them.
Warren buffet: A good business that can be purchased for less than the discounted value of its future earnings. Continue reading “Types on Investors in the Market”
“The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good.” – Gordon Gekko
“Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. And if they insist on trying to time their participation in equities, they should try to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” – Warren Buffet
Greed may have been good for Gordon Gekko (at least for a while), but in the investment world it rarely is as Warren Buffett is famous for saying.
Investors are unequivocally greedy today, and with some perspective it is hard to blame them. Continue reading “Greed is Good ?”
I still believe Fooled by Randomness is the best work by Nassim Nicolas Taleb and then he add n over it by Black Swan followed by The Bed of Procrustes. Here are some thing which I found Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms :-
- The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates and a monthly salary.
- To bankrupt a fool give him information.
- Education makes the wise slightly wiser, but it makes the fool vastly more dangerous
A spurious tail is the performance of a certain number of operators that is entirely caused by luck, what is called the “lucky fool” in Taleb (2001). Because of winner-take-all-effects (from globalization),spurious performance increases with timeand explodes under fat tails in alarming proportions. An operator starting today, no matter his skill level, and ability to predict prices, will be outcompeted by the spurious tail. He published a paper shows the effect of powerlaw distributions on such spurious tail.
Taleb’s maverick thoughts became more famous from the The Bed of Procrustes – Here are some of them that I could recall :
The three most harmful addictions are heroin, Continue reading “Most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates and a monthly salary.”