During my teenage, I used to have a tough time memorizing historical facts. But once my teachers wrapped them with short stories, I found the whole exercise amusing. That’s the power of short stories. They stay in your heart forever. Since then, whenever I find the time, I lay my hands on historical “short stories to read” series.
Whenever I search “Quotes on Investing” on Google, I rarely find any reference to Indian investors and financial thinkers. All I get is a list quoting either Warren Buffett or Charlie Munger. Ben Graham or Howard Marks. Or other globally renowned investors.
Hardly the results show the quotes on investing by Lt. Shri Chandrakant Sampat or Bharat Shah. Vijay Kedia or Ashish Dhawan.
Let me tell you something interesting from The Great Depression of 1929. Something about a valuable lesson learned from one of the greatest financial tragedies. The term “The Great Depression” may sound familiar to your ears but certainly not Benjamin Roth.
Let’s go back to 2011. And imagine yourself watching one of the MTV Roadies episodes. On the sets, its host Raghu Ram insists to test contestants’ creativity with a simple task. Whether they choose to avoid stupidity or chase brilliance to win, it is fun to read.
All they need to do is: pick the wooden slab one-by-one, insert it on the right side of the wooden board, and match it with the facts shown on the left. Simple, isn’t it?