Just the stats: Confidence bordering on `cockiness'

Green, Byron
August 1996
Business Press;8/30/96, Vol. 9 Issue 18, p16
Focuses on the issue of confidence exhibited by investors in the stock market. Awareness of investors of the benefits of investing and the statistics supporting long-term equity purchases; Precaution for investors in estimating returns.


Related Articles

  • On the road to normality. Preece, Howard // Finance Week;7/26/2002, p4 

    Examines the gains in South African investments. Amount of offshore investments; Performance of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange; Amount of shares purchased by foreigners.

  • JSE reshapes operations. Delport, Rikus // Finance Week;11/10/2000, Sandton p5 

    Reports on the changes planned by the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Johannesburg, South Africa, after embarking on a major strategic review process in 1999. Integration of electronic commerce into every aspect of its business; Efforts to increase revenue from information content-related...

  • A tax-free exploitation of the weekend effect: A `switching' strategy in the college retirement... Compton, William S.; Kunkel, Robert A. // American Business Review;Jun99, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p17 

    Examines whether individual investors can exploit the weekend or Monday stock market effect using a simple switching strategy within a tax-deferred, no cost retirement account. Advantages of the switching strategy over the simple buy-and-hold strategy; Risk-adjusted performance of the switching...

  • Institutional Ownership and the Efficient Markets Hypothesis: Some Evidence on the Existence of Another Potential Anomaly. Bowdidge, John S.; Swales Jr., George S. // American Business Review;Jun92, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p5 

    The efficient markets hypothesis has undergone the rigors of empirical testing since first emerging as a viable theory during the 1960s. Over the years, the existence of several return abnormalities has been well documented. Evidence of market anomalies involving earnings announcements, firm...

  • New Zealand's Sharemarket Growing. Hall, Terry // Chartered Accountants Journal;Aug2001, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p48 

    Focuses on the expansion of the stockmarket in New Zealand. Availability of more cash for reinvestment; Presence of public floats which approach the size of companies; Opposition of the government for additional privatisations.

  • Grizzly bear here to stay. Fisher, Kenneth L. // Finance Week;04/13/2001, p32 

    Focuses on bear market conditions in stock exchanges. Link of bear markets to economic recessions; Decline in short- and long-term interest rates; Sound investment activities during a recession.

  • Foreign-based investment managers. Smit, Heinrich // Finance Week;7/14/2003, p43 

    Provides answer to question regarding the solicitation of clients for investments on the stock market in South Africa. Provision of the stock exchanges control act and the financial markets control act; Approved list of foreign-based entities.

  • To survive in a volatile market, learn to diversify. Leckey, Andrew // Journal of Business (10756124);04/05/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 8, pA14 

    Explains strategies to diversify investments to overcome the adverse effects of a volatile stock market. Recognition of overlap in stock holdings among members of fund families; Portfolios suggested to receive investments.

  • Stock Market.  // Albania Country Review;2001/2002, p67 

    Presents information on the location of the Albanian Stock Exchange and the year it was formed.

  • INVESTMENT OVERVIEW.  // Kuwait Country Review;2007, p85 

    The article presents information on investments in Kuwait, including its openness to foreign investment, privatization policy, taxation and its stock market.


Read the Article

Other Topics