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17 outstanding facts that will make your day!

  1. Mysterious Gate No. 2 of BOMBAY STOCK EXCHANGE. Whenever it opens, market crashes.

Opened in 1992 for the first time. Harshad Mehta Scam Opened in 2001 to welcome US Prez : Major Stock Market collapse Opened in 2008 : You know what happened.​

This superstition was so much popular that people started selling off their stocks even if there is any rumor of opening the gate.

  1. Today is 08 July 2018, If you had invested just 1L Rs. in HEG stock a year before it would have converted into 9,00,000 Rs. ( It surged closed to 900% within a year).

  1. Amitabh Bachchan, the legendary actor who owned 0.1 per cent stake in Just Dial ltd. (which is India's local search engine), had seen his investment in the company grow 100-times in a matter of just two years. he had pre-IPO allotted stock at Rs 10 in 2013, sold last year at Rs 1,150 apiece. Good job sir. ​​

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  1. Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Predicted 2008 world economic crisis in 2006 only but nobody listened to him. Result: Close to $10 trillion in market capitalization from global equity markets was disappeared in October 2008 – the biggest monthly decline on record at the time.

  1. Christopher Nolan directed movie Inception collected $825,532,764 and appreciation from all over the world as most of its scenes were real, not special effect. Ex- Remember, the rolling hotel scene, The actual rolling hotel hotel was created for a zero-gravity fight scene in a dream that spins in all directions.

  1. "George Soros once Broke the Bank of England” .

George Soros is widely known as the man who “broke” the Bank of England in 1992, when he bet against the pound and made a reported £1.5bn. In 1992, Mr Soros' historic bet against the pound helped force the currency from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism as the pound lost 15 per cent of its value because of his short sale of US$10 billion worth of Pound sterling, making him a profit of $1 billion during the 1992 Black Wednesday UK currency crisis.

  1. On an Average 6000000000000 Rs. (6 lakh Crore) exchange the hands everyday in National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange.

  1. Bombay Stock Exchange execute one transaction in just 6 micro seconds. (BSE is world's fastest stock exchange)

  1. Scientifically, Women can be better investors

Research team, from the university of Leicester published that males are driven by testosterone. The increase in testosterone levels and confidence, leads to invest even more, and more irrationally and they end up making wrong decisions. Women appear to take the same decisions regardless of their recent successes in the stock market.

  1. In Stock Market, the terms “Bear” and “Bull” are thought to be originated from the way of attacking by each animal, with the bull thrusting its horn up in the air, while a bear swiping downwards. We say the stock is Bullish when it tend to go up and Bearish when the stock tend to go down.

  1. Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year, which breaks down to 1 per week. He says “Each book opens up new avenues of knowledge to explore”.

  1. When Steve Jobs was dying of cancer, Gates wrote him a letter and he kept it beside his bed. He said ‘We are not at war, we make great products and competition is always positive thing’

  1. Bill Gates recently financed a machine that turns poop into water and drank the recycled water in a live show with Jimmy Fallon.

  1. In 2005, Just a typing error caused $225M loss at Tokyo Stock Exchange.

There was a trader at Mizuho Securities tried to sell 610,000 shares at 1 yen (less than a penny) apiece of a job recruiting firm called J-Com Co. , which was having its public debut on the exchange. It had actually intended to sell 1 share at 610,000 yen ($5,041).

  1. Two times Olympic gold medalist Karoly takacs was so determined to win gold medal that even after after losing his working hand ( Right Hand) in a tragic accident, He trained himself for years and became the first shooter to win two Olympic gold medals in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event, both with his left hand.

  1. Nicholas Darvas, a self taught investor who converted his $25,000 into $2,00,000 in just 18 months and also created ‘darvas box theory’ which later helped many traders to make huge profits was a Bar Dancer before getting into stock market.

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