Posts tagged October Curse

Mark Twain on Markets

Nov. 30, 2011, 12:05 p.m. Mark Twain Effect , October Curse

It is the birthday of Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain. No need for a mere geek blogger to give an elaborate description of what a wonderful writer he was, but permit me to touch upon his contributions to stock markets. OCTOBER: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate ...

CSE is Heading in the Right Direction at Last

Oct. 18, 2011, 7:31 a.m. cse , October Curse

"Market’s rapid slide threatens to make the month year's worst ever with Rs. 116 b wiped off in value already ASI 24 points short of sinking to 2011’s lowest level Analysts say institutional and retail investors need to be optimistic and return to market on a buying mood" ...

The October Curse

Sept. 1, 2011, 1:41 p.m. cse , January Effect , October Curse

The Financial Times is a publication that appears to be staffed almost exclusively by PR men moonlighting for large companies and stock broker firms. At least 90% of space is set aside for press releases. That’s a lousy statistic but I am adhering to the same standard as the FT.Todays’ edition carri ...