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A simple framework to handle equity market declines
Here is a profound passage from the book ‘Siddhartha’ by Hermann Hesse. MERCHANT: “… If you are without possessions, how can you give?" SIDDHARTHA: “Everyone gives what he has. The soldier gives strength, the merchant goods, the teacher instruction, the farmer rice, the fisherman fish." MERCHANT: “Very well, and what can you give? What have … Continue reading I can think, I can wait, I can starve
This article was first published in Livemint here. Jim Collins in his best-selling book ‘Good to Great’, shares an interesting counterintuitive insight which he refers to as ‘The Stockdale Paradox’. This is named after Admiral James Stockdale, one of the most decorated United States Navy officers, who was also awarded the Medal of Honor in … Continue reading This Former Prisoner of the Vietnam War has a Counterintuitive Investing Lesson?