Ideas to make you an intelligent and thoughtful investor.
Meet Mr. Market
Who do people look up as the most successful person in the field of investing? No prizes for guessing. It’s Warren Buffett. Buffett bought his first stock when he was 11 years old. “I was wasting my life till then,” he often jokes. But it wasn’t until Warren was 19 years old that he discovered […]
Financial Capital Vs Human Capital
How much of my portfolio should be in stocks and how much in fixed income? That’s a million dollar question that bothers most new investors. A popular rule of thumb many financial advisors talk about is the ‘100 minus your age’ rule. It says that one should subtract his/her age from 100 and the remainder […]
Demystifying the PE Ratio
When a new investor steps into the world of stocks, the first thing that he hears is PE ratio. “You should look for low PE stocks. They are a bargain!” “A PE of 10 isn’t that low. It’s a bear market. What can you expect?” “Stay away from low PE. They are cheap for a […]
What is Risk?
On September 21, 2018, an unsettling news flashed on Economic times website – Rs 5.66 lakh crore investor wealth wiped out in 4 days of market crash. The news article claimed — However, the news wasn’t all that grim as the Sensex recovered most of its fall by the end of the day. After a […]