The Stock Market simply
illustrated ... Is there a lesson here?
Once upon a time in a village, a man appeared and announced to the villagers
that he would buy monkeys for Rs10.
The villagers seeing that there were many monkeys around, went out to the forest
and started catching them.
The man bought thousands at Rs10 and as supply started to diminish, the
villagers stopped their effort. He further announced that he would now buy at
This renewed the efforts of the villagers and they started catching monkeys
again. Soon the supply diminished even further and people started going back to