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Is it immoral to buy stocks?

As with any other business activity, investing involves navigating through some grey areas. One needs some principles to steer one's financial ship

The whole premise of the stock market is founded upon companies requiring capital to expand their businesses. Investors take on the risks and may or may not be rewarded accordingly.

YEARS ago, when I shared with a friend how one can make money from the stock market, she gave an odd response.

"Is buying stocks immoral?" she asked.

Caught off guard, I explained then that stock investing is fundamentally a practical enterprise, not necessarily an immoral one....

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