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Six types of gamblers on the stock market

Highly volatile or speculative, lottery-type stocks are highly sought after for a "shot at riches", while "boring" stocks are sidelined.

THE lure of making a quick buck is all too common among individual investors. In my book, The Lottery Mindset: Investors, Gambling and the Stock Market, I began with the statement that "investors have a remarkable ability to lose money in myriad ways".

I then went on to show how different...

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