Why Patience Is Important in Investing

Most investors are aware of the tendency for markets to rise in the long-term due to economic progress and human innovation and ingenuity. However, “long-term” sounds simple to utter but involves many inter-linked and consecutive segments of “short-term”. Such segments could easily cause investors to get distracted and forget that the mission of investing is to be able to generate a decent long-term return. The incessant noise, jarring news being blared from media outlets and also social pressure may cause investors to falter and their resolve to weaken.


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Loknath Das

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