ways to avoid stock market fear

5 Best ways to Deal with Stock Market Fear

by Devyani Mishra • March 28, 2020

Volatility in the stock markets increases uncertainty. As an investor, it becomes impossible to assess if the markets will crash further or recover. Typically, investors don’t like uncertainty and tend to panic when such situations arise. Also, panic breeds mistakes. And, in a volatile market, mistakes easily translate to losses. Therefore, investors find themselves trapped […]


SBI Cards IPO ( Open For Subscription From 2nd-5th March)

by Devyani Mishra • March 2, 2020

After months of anticipation, the wait is finally over for investors looking to subscribe to SBI Cards. As of 2nd March 12 noon, the IPO has already been subscribed by 21.8% and is expected to receive a strong response from investors till the end date. On 29th Feb the company managed to raise Rs 2769 […]

upcoming IPOs in 2020

Upcoming IPOs in India 2020

by Devyani Mishra • February 28, 2020

The year 2019 was a mixed bag for investors – while those invested in primarily large-cap stocks made money, others who had reposed their faith in mid and small caps had a poor run. The market for Initial Public Offering (IPOs) however, proved to be beneficial yet again. In fact, IPOs made more money for […]

valuation analysis of company

How to do Valuation Analysis of a Company

by Devyani Mishra • February 14, 2020

Investing in the stock market requires prudence and picking the right stocks with a long-term investment perspective is crucial .This means, before investing in a business it is important to check several aspects about the financial health and future prospects of the company as they have a bearing on the profitability of your investment. This […]

warren Buffet Investing

3 Things Warren Buffett Looks For While Investing In A Company 

by Devyani Mishra • January 24, 2020

Ever wondered what makes Warren Buffett such a successful investor (and of course the 4th richest person in the world)? How his investments generated multi-fold returns despite market volatility and fluctuations? Read on to know about his investment mantras – # Number 1 Intrinsic Value Of A Company Warren Buffett is a strong proponent of Value […]

dividends affect stock prices

How Do Dividends Impact Stock Prices?

by Devyani Mishra • January 24, 2020

Many individuals often choose to invest in securities available in the stock market to ensure a steady flow of returns through periodic dividend pay-outs. Such earnings can be utilized for reinvestment in the stock market, or to meet any personal requirements of investors.  Nonetheless, the dividend pay-out facility is extended to shareholders at the discretion […]

market value vs intrinsic value of stocks

Difference Between Market Value and Intrinsic Value Of Stocks

by Devyani Mishra • January 18, 2020

Before choosing to invest in a company, basic parameters to check include the market price of a share and corresponding market capitalization of the company. Investors often go through other technical analysis variables, such as moving average lines, stock charts, etc. These figures gauge predictions regarding  stock market fluctuations, helping investors identify any external risks […]

dividend vs buyback

Dividend Vs Buyback – Which Is Better For Shareholders?

by Devyani Mishra • January 18, 2020

If you are new to the stock market and looking for best investment options to generate yields on total corpus amount, you should know about the multiple methods in which you can earn the same. Purchasing equity stocks can increase a shareholder’s wealth in two primary ways – dividends and stock buybacks.   Investors can choose […]

gainers and losers of stock market 2019

Top Gainers and Losers In The Stock Market : 2020

by Devyani Mishra • January 9, 2020

January is the best time to take stock of how the past year has been. People generally evaluate their personal, professional and financial lives on various parameters, which they have set for themselves. The year 2019 has closed at new highs, while moving from lows around budget and again in mid- year due to macro […]

economic moat

The Concept Of Economic Moat In Evaluating Stocks

by Devyani Mishra • January 1, 2020

The dictionary defines the word ‘moat’ as a “deep, wide ditch surrounding a castle, fort, or town, typically filled with water and intended as a defense against attack “. In stock market investing, an economic moat is an important concept with none other than Warren Buffet as one of its strongest proponents. In fact, he […]

value vs growth investing

Growth vs Value Investing : Which is Better?

by Devyani Mishra • December 26, 2019

Picking up stocks in markets can be defined as more of an art than a science. The markets never move in a straight line and thus investors have to deploy different strategies for generating returns on their investments. Value investing and growth investing are the best-known approaches that fundamental investing entails. Each type has a […]


5 Things To Keep In Mind While Investing In IPOs In 2020

by Devyani Mishra • December 22, 2019

Ever so often companies require working capital to expand their business and diversify their product suite and IPO or initial public offering is a way to raise this capital from investors. By the sale of shares or equities, the capital raised is then utilized in business expansion, reducing or eliminating debts and facilitating easy trading […]

dividend stocks

5 Things to Watch Out for While Investing in Dividend Paying Stocks

by Devyani Mishra • December 21, 2019

Investors looking to create a steady source of income with a lower risk appetite prefer stocks that pay dividends- the sum a company pays to its shareholders, as a gesture of goodwill for holding an equity in the business. Certainly the prospects of getting a steady income from the stock market holds a high appeal  […]

5 Best High Dividend Paying Stocks in India – 2019

by Abhijeet Saha • December 17, 2019

When it comes to commonly used stock investing jargon; “ dividends” probably holds a top spot. If you are a novice investor who has just started understanding the markets, you might have heard about “ high dividend-paying companies” from your peers or in the news and are probably intrigued about it. Well, it’s time you […]

Intraday trading guide for beginners

Intraday Trading Guide For Beginners

by Niraj • December 3, 2019

Stock market trading requires you to make calculated moves, the ability to watch the market like a hawk and then take tough buy and sell decisions at the right time.If you are a stock market beginner looking to start intraday trading, we have compiled a mini guide for you that you can use to your […]

Ujjivan SFB

The Ujjivan Small Finance Bank IPO ( Open Till 4th December)

by Devyani Mishra • December 3, 2019

Subsidiary of Ujjivan Financial Services, Ujjivan Small Finance Banks’s initial public offering is now open for subscription, with the issue closing on 4th December. In FY 2019-20 this is the 12th company launching mainboard IPO. In this blog, I will cover the important aspects of this IPO that will help you make a call, read […]

Investing vs trading

Differences Between Stock Investing and Trading

by Devyani Mishra • November 18, 2019

A couple of days ago I happened to cross paths with an old acquaintance. The usual pleasantries and small talk eventually landed us on the topic of stock markets. The gentleman couldn’t stop boasting about the insane amount of money he was making and how his returns tripled in a small span. Starry-eyed, I nodded […]

Stock investing mistakes to avoid

5 Common Stock Investing Mistakes To Avoid As A Beginner

by Devyani Mishra • November 16, 2019

Before venturing into any investment product, the most important part is to know fully well what you are getting into. You need to judiciously weigh the pros and cons and see whether it aligns with your investment objectives. Stock market investing is no different. The stock market has the potential to fetch high returns and […]

What is the right time to exit a stock

What is the Right Time to Exit a Stock

by Devyani Mishra • November 15, 2019

What is the best time to exit from a stock? How do I identify the right time to sell? How do I deal with the fear of missing out? What if the scrip goes up after I sell?  The questions hounding retail investors are endless and very legitimate. If you are in a similar boat, […]

Swot analysis

How To Do A SWOT Analysis For Stocks

by Devyani Mishra • November 13, 2019

Investing in the stock market can be an extremely rewarding activity provided you base your decisions on the fundamentals. This essentially means evaluating a company on the basis of its strengths, weaknesses and future caliber before buying its stock. While there are many tools to assess a company, a SWOT analysis is a well-known method […]