“ Investment planning is about structuring exposure to risk factors.” -Fama , Gene Jr.
“ Emotions are your worst enemy in the stock market.” -Don Hays.
“ A maket is the combined behavior of thousands of people responding to information, misinformation and whim.”
“ It is the part or wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket,” -Miguel de Carvantes
“ Risk is good. Not properly managing your risk is a dangerous leap” -Evel Knievel, Motorcylist.
“ The essence of effective portfolio construction is the use of a large number of poorly correlated assets” -William Bernstein.
“ Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.” -Donald Trump.
“ Great investment opportunities come around when excellent companies are surrounded by unusual circumstances that cause the stock to be misappraised.” -Warren Buffet.
“ The most predictable thing about the stock market is the number of experts who take credit for predicting it.” -Dave Weinbaum
“ Value Investing-The art of buying low and selling lower.” -Anon.
“ P/E ratio- The percentage of investors wetting their pants as this market keeps crashing.” Anon
“ Countless incidents have demonstrated that a dollar of reported profits can easily prove to be worth less than 100 cents once the dust has settled.” -Martin S Fridson , director, US investment bank Merrill lynch.
“ Every set of published accounts is based on books which have been gently cooked or completely roasted.” -lan Griffiths.
“ Astronomic price earnings ratios rarely last for long, as they thrive on excessive hope and for that reason the most has to be made of them while they persist.” -Jim Slater, Private client guru.
“It’s human nature to find patterns where there are none and to find skill where luck is a more likely explanation (particularly if your’re the lucky [mutual fund] manager).” -Bernstein,William.
”To invest blindly in the TMT (Technology,Media and Telecom) sector is a bit like assuming someone’s bound to be good at cricket just because they’re Australian.” -Jonathan Maitland.
“ It is a myth that profits are higher in fast growing industries.” -John Kay, Economist and academic.
“ The children (or designated heirs) of a great CEO are about as likely to excel as replacement CEOs as are any of Beethoven’s children to write great symphonies.” -Robert A G Monks.
“ Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it.” -Peter Lynch.
“ 90 % of the people in the stock market, professionals and amateurs alike, simply haven’t done enough homework,”
“ I have probably purchased fifty ‘hot tips’ in my career, maybe even more. When I put them all together, I know I am a net loser.” -Charles Schwab.
“ The problem with the person who thinks he’s a long-term investor and imperivous to short-term gyrations is that the emotion of fear and pain will eventually make him sell badly.” -Robert Wibbelsmen.
“ The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.” -A. J. Liebling.
“ Money talks… but all mine ever says is good-bye.” -Anon
“ Bear Market-A 6to 18 month period when the kids get no allowance, the wife gets no jewelry and the husband get no sex.” -Anon
“ Market Correction-The day after you buy stocks.” -Anon
“ Don’t gamble! Take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it ‘till it goes up, then sell it. If it don’t go up, don’t buy it.” -Will Rogers
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