Stock market

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A stock market is a market for the trading of company stock, and derivatives of same; both of these are securities listed on a stock exchange as well as those only traded privately.


  • Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.
  • Trends are highways to develop further ideas on them, whereas hypes are dead-end roads. Only the first player will profit.
    • Michael Hänni, Co-founder of
  • Bane [Baldwin Bane, New York chief of the SEC] was being bedeviled by a promoter who wanted his approval to register stock in a gold mine. Every day, Bane, who smelled a rat, found a reason to turn away the promoter, always demanding more information. One day Bane, opening his mail, mistakenly read a telegram for the promoter from his partner out west. It read, "CANCEL REGISTRATION. HAVE FOUND GOLD."

Trends in stock markets[edit]

  • The trend is your friend!
    • Dr. George Lane
  • In a bull market the trend of prices, of course, is decidedly and definitely upward. Therefore whenever a stock goes against the general trend you are justified in assuming that there is something wrong with that particular stock.
  • The trend has been established before the news is published, and in bull markets bear items are ignored and bull news exaggerated, and vice versa.
    • Jesse Lauriston Livermore

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