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Some very wrong assumptions investors make about the market!

There are a surprisingly large number of wrong assumptions about investing which are blindly accepted as facts. This amusing piece from The Motley Fool lists 50 of them.
 

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India's first stock market bubble (1863-1865) was caused by events in America

The first bubble on the BSE dates back to 1863 when the American Civil War began. The conflict choked the supply of American cotton, and importers turned to India. This caused a massive boom in cotton and related stocks, and the commodity was nicknamed "White Gold". The bubble enriched traders beyond their wildest dream, and stocks across the board joined the rally.

However, the bubble met with a familiar end - the end of the Civil War brought about a massive crash, and with it a swathe of bankruptcies.

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