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Common myths of investing

  • Investing is like gambling

  • Market is influenced by a wide variety of factors and participants.

  • Market is controlled by brokers and rich people

  • Investing is part art part science. It’s an investment in a business.

  • Fallen angels will recover, eventually

  • It’s not necessary that a stock which has gone down will rise again.

  • Stocks that go up must come down

  • Fundamentals i.e. profits, risk and growth ultimately dictate prices

  • Monitoring prices and advice from major players is enough

  • Analysis of major players may be flawed. Monitor prices to update yourself only.