“More than anything, Wall Street craves certainty.”

From the book, “Bull” by Maggie Mahar

The reality is: the future is always uncertain. Those who can see the future are called visionaries, but majority are randomly right while knowing the unknowable.



The cyclical markets …

“A boom is just capitalism’s way of setting up the next bust.” – James Grant

Best investment this Diwali

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”, said Benjamin Franklin. This Diwali make the best investment. Buy a book and read it.

And while you are thinking which one, well…


No One Knows What Will Happen – Ben Carlson

Came across this superb message. Could not resist posting it here. I do not need to say anything. Read it and enjoy.

No One Knows What Will Happen

The only thing I cannot predict is the future. Kay sera sera, whatever will be will be …

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To all the Kindle readers …

Dear all Kindle fans, do you know that “Riding The Roller Coaster – Lessons from financial market cycles we repeatedly forget” is available on Kindle?

So go ahead, if you have yet not bought it …

World Book Day

Today is celebrated as World Book Day!

On this day, I appeal everyone to gift a book than to gift a bouquet on all occasions

Wish you all a very happy reading



Real v/s perceived risk

“The reason why most get it wrong in stock markets is that there is a gap between the actual risk and our perception of the same. Most of the times, the risk is at the highest when it is perceived to be at the lowest and vice versa. The risk of terrorist attack was actually the least after WTC event, but the whole of US was terrified”

Adopted from “The Mind of Wall Street” by Leon Levy

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