What does holding a stock mean to you and why does this even matter? Many believe that in the sea of options available, they just have to pick a few lottery tickets to score it big. Why put in so much effort and time in your analysis when in the end, it all still comes down to pressing the ‘buy’ button?
We desire immediate gratification without putting in the necessary hard work. We expect to see results by taking shortcuts.
It is a universal fact that the financial market has made many investors extremely wealthy, but the fact is that more than 90% of investors actually lose money in the long run. It is unsurprising if you think about how the financial market is structured. Brokers seem to work hand in hand with investors by constantly providing stock tips to be acted on. If you take a closer look behind the