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Stock Market Psychology: A watched pot never boils

‘A watched pot never boils’ is a phrase which means ‘time will pass very slowly when you wait for something to happen’. This phrase was first published by Benjamin Franklin way back in the...

10 years of outperformance, 1 year of overconfidence!

Let’s say you were consistent with your mutual fund SIPs for 10 years. Your funds perform very well, and you earn compounded returns of 20% CAGR. If you were consistently investing ₹ 30,000...

Monkeys and Goats: Important stock market lessons

Earlier, there was a story published on this website about ‘Monkey and the Stock Market story‘. The popular story now has a new twist and a new addition. A goat joins the monkey...

Bearish Harami Candle Stick Pattern

Bearish Harami is a 2-candle pattern, which can form on the chart during an uptrend. It’s a signal that the trend ‘could’ change from upside to downside. The word...

David Choe’s Facebook Stock Story

17 years ago in the month of February 2004, the World’s biggest social networking website ‘Facebook’ was co-founded by Mark Zuckerberg, and his Harvard mates Eduardo...

10% vs 15% Returns: How big is the difference?

How big is the difference between 10% returns and 15% returns? A lot of people do not understand how much difference 5% extra returns can make, over a long period of time. Let us take an...