Unwittingly, most traders and investors become victims of myths in the stock market. It is not just about the get-rich-quick syndrome. Most people build their investment strategy based on some wrong conceptions of the stock market. Some popular myths in the market include myths pertaining to returns, risk, long term, short term, trying to predict the markets etc. It is essential for any trader or investor to debunk such myths before embarking on trading and investing in equity markets.