Learnings from Sensex journey: Line between success, failure is discipline

I did my Chartered Accountant articleship at Hamam Street in Mumbai, the lane be hind Jeejeebhoy Towers, three decades back. I could hear the noise from the trading ring many a times in my office. Naturally, the noise and possibility to make quick money attracted me to the stock market. It was a Wild West with vocabulary like company circle buying, vandho (dispute), payment crisis, galo (gap/difference), patavat (settlement) being part of official lexicon. Might was right.  Bulls and Bears were making money, while  retail was slaughtered. Inevitably, I rode a roller.....

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