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Vegetarian Brokers And Their Ilk

Sep 10, 2014 | Dr C K Narayan | Fundamental Twist, Short Term Impact

Vegetarian Brokers And Their Ilk Or, how we let our biases rule our logic!            9th Sept 2014. I used to be a market maker in the trading ring back in the mid-90s. Among the stocks that I handled were Aquaculture stocks. There were man

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Bite The Bullet

Feb 26, 2013 | Dr C K Narayan | Short Term Impact

BITE THE BULLET Or, why we should take a loss and move on. In trading there is a maxim that says “The first loss is the best loss”. I didn’t think the day would come when this maxim would start become applicable to investments too. But that is

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The Index Chimera

Feb 11, 2013 | Dr C K Narayan | Short Term Impact

People look at the index and feel that all must be well with the market. After all, the index is back trading near the all-time highs and hence a bull market must be in progress, is their line of thinking. But the facts remain otherwise. The associat

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