How to Buy US Stocks on Groww: Step by Step Process
Diversification helps an investor get the best out of most asset classes, and international exposure might help us add that zing to our portfolio. The U.S. houses some of the best stocks globally, with great success stories behind their growth. Investing in U.S. stocks has become as easy as investing in our domestic markets as […]
How Does Inflation Impact the Stock Market?
The financial landscape of the modern world is highly complex. With more information available to investors due to the penetration of the internet in most rural areas, investor sentiment is now driven by analysis and data as opposed to an emotion-driven response. A classic example of this is inflation. Traditionally, most people regarded inflation as […]
How do Mergers and Acquisitions Affect Stock Prices
There are times when two companies decide to combine to form a stronger company in one form or another. While there are many ways in which two companies can combine, two of the most common processes are Mergers and Acquisitions. There are various reasons behind a company opting for a merger or agreeing to an […]
L&T Finance Rights Issue
L&T Finance Holdings Ltd. has announced that its ₹2,998.61-crore rights issue will be opening on 1st February 2021. The issue will close on 15th Feb 2021. As per the announcement, up to 46,13,25,021 equity shares for cash will be issued by the company at a price of Rs 65 each (including a premium of Rs […]
Things to Keep in Mind Before Investing in High P/E Stocks
Financial ratios are used by most investors to find stocks of companies that are fundamentally strong. Some commonly used ratios are Profit-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio, Debt-to-Equity (D/E) ratio, Profit-to-Book (P/B) Ratio, etc. These ratios are used by investors to choose the right stock for investing based on their investment plan and preferences. Today, we are going […]
How to Use Efficiency Ratios to Assess a Company’s Financial Health?
Fundamental analysis involves a deep dive into assessing a company’s financial standing. Here’s where efficiency ratios come to the rescue. Simply put, efficiency ratios are metrics that are used in analyzing a company’s ability to effectively employ its resources to produce income. These ratios provide a comparison of the profit/revenue generated to the expenses incurred. […]
Explained: Benjamin Graham’s 7 Stock Criteria for Defensive Investors
Investing in stock markets might seem overwhelming to a beginner owing to the range of options available. While stocks have the potential to deliver better returns than most investment options, it is important to choose them according to your investment plan and risk tolerance. Investments are subject to a lot of risks and returns are […]
How to Pick Blue Chip Stocks for Your Portfolio?
Blue Chip stocks are stocks of companies that are the pillars of an economy. These companies have a large market capitalization, stable earnings history, leaders in their domain, and promising growth prospects. They are the foundation of the financial markets and are usually preferred by many mutual funds and seasoned investors. However, there are many […]
Indian vs US Stock Market: A Comparative Analysis
The US stock markets have always been an enigma to Indian retail investors. Some of the biggest companies in the world are listed there. Now, that there are various ways to invest in the US stock markets, directly and indirectly, I decided to do a comparison study between the two and how they have performed […]
FAANG Stocks: A Look at their Performance in the Last Decade
They constitute 15% of the entire S&P 500. They have a combined market cap of over 4 trillion US dollars which is more than the GDP of most countries including India. In the last decade, more than 16% rise in all US equities market cap (more than 7500 stocks) has come from these five companies. […]
Things to Know Before You Buy Fractional Shares
When investors consider stock investments, they’re most likely thinking of a whole share. As they set their eyes on US stocks which cost significantly higher than their Indian counterparts, they tend to take a step back. This happens mainly due to two reasons – investors either don’t have enough capital to diversify their portfolio or […]
How to Buy Stocks Online?
The prospect of investing in stocks may seem daunting to someone who has only read about it in the newspapers, heard it from friends, or watched it in films and TV shows. Despite that, every year, lakhs of individuals open their first DEMAT and trading accounts to start investing in stocks. It’s because only a […]
How to Open a DEMAT Account Online?
If you want to enter the world of investment, one of the very first things that you will come across is a ‘Demat account’. A Demat account, also known as the Dematerialized account is a type of account for traders which is used to hold shares and securities in electronic format. It is much like […]
Now Pay Zero Account Maintenance Charge on Groww!
Greetings Investors! If you are a stock investor on Groww, you may be aware of the quarterly account maintenance charges that Groww levied earlier. We have now decided to waive off account maintenance charges; from Rs.75 per quarter to zero! Read on to find out more on the changes introduced by Groww. What is an […]
Macroeconomic Factors that Influence US Stock Markets
The stock markets are driven by investor sentiment. But, what impacts the sentiments of investors? If most investors are feeling optimistic about the markets (in general) or a stock (in particular), then they would try to purchase it. On the other hand, if they are pessimistic, they tend to stay away from the stock/markets or […]
Introduction to Trading Psychology
When we talk about trading in the stock markets, we tend to focus a lot on charts, analysis, market sentiment, company’s performance, and other external factors. Even when we talk about the skills needed by a trader to be successful, we focus on knowledge and awareness of the markets, analytical ability to read and identify […]
Muhurat Trading: Everything You Should Know
The Festival of Lights – Diwali is an auspicious time according to the Hindu calendar. It symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil. Like any religious festival, there is a plethora of beliefs, customs, and traditions that surround Diwali. One such tradition is Muhurat trading. Today, we will […]
How to Create a Day Trading Plan?
Theoretically, intraday trading is all about buying low and selling high – all within the same day. It is about identifying opportunities in the market. These opportunities can be for a particular stock, sector, or the market as a whole. The success of an intraday trader lies in identifying them and taking the right position […]
How Gains from Intraday Trading are Taxed?
If you are planning to start intraday trading, then you need to ensure that you understand the tax treatment of the trades to make informed decisions. While most investments have simple taxation norms, tax on intraday trades involves various aspects. Today, we will offer a detailed guide to help you understand tax on intraday trades. […]
How to Choose an ETF?
An ETF or Exchange Traded Fund is a mutual fund that can be traded on a stock exchange like a share. It is a basket of securities that usually tracks an underlying index. ETFs are usually passively managed funds. They are excellent diversification vehicles and cost-efficient as compared to actively managed mutual funds. If ETFs […]