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Risk aplenty when online chatter trumps investing backed by research

Published Thu, Jul 22, 2021 · 05:50 AM

INVESTOR Warren Buffett once wrote: "The line separating investment and speculation, which is never bright and clear, becomes blurred when market participants have recently enjoyed triumphs.

"Nothing sedates rationality like large doses of effortless money. After a heady experience of that kind, normally sensible people drift into behaviour akin to that of Cinderella at the ball."

That was written in 2000. Since then, advances in technology and the Internet have combined to blur the inves…

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