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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 […]


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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

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, […]


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 […]


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Where Does Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Invest His Money?

by Niraj • November 8, 2019

If you are a stock market enthusiast, the likelihood of you not knowing who Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is as slim as a Bollywood buff not knowing who Sharukh Khan is. And, if you don’t know who he is, I am sure after this blog you would go binge surfing about this market maverick.  Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, a […]


How To Identify Multibagger Stocks In India

by Niraj • November 8, 2019

“Make Rs 1.5 Crore with just Rs 10,000”. Crazy isn’t it? all of us have come across such clickbaity pieces on the internet and are probably guilty of clicking on them. More often than not these turn out to be “get rich quick” Ponzi schemes that all of us have been warned about by our […]


Interesting facts about the stock market

7 Interesting Facts About the Stock Market

by Niraj • November 1, 2019

The stock market is a fascinating place. Many men have tried to decode its workings, tried predicting its unpredictable moods, gained a lot and lost a lot too. This fickleness adds to the charm of the stock market, where millions of investors flock to daily, aspiring to make a fortune. Let’s see some lesser-known ” […]


Stock Trading mistakes to avoid

Top 10 Trading Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

by Devyani Mishra • October 14, 2019

The stock market seldom moves in a linear fashion. The Indian share market, lately, has seen periods of volatility which have left traders in jitters over the performance of their investments. With the share market witnessing negative trading activities, many traders have proceeded to make investment decisions in a hurry and ended up incurring substantial […]


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All About Cyclical Stocks : Cyclical Sectors And Their Top Picks

by Richa Sharma • August 30, 2019

Have you ever tried a roller-coaster ride? You feel good while going up. But as it comes down at a faster pace, you experience panic and fear. In a similar fashion, the occurrence of ups and downs in an economy over a period of time is known as the economic/business cycle. These cycles of an economy […]


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The Role Financial Intermediaries In Capital Markets

by Niraj • August 19, 2019

From the time an investor gains access to the market by buying a stock, till the time the stock is credited in the investor’s Demat account, multiple intermediaries are involved in the process flow. These intermediaries play their role behind the scenes while complying with the requirements as laid down by the regulatory body – […]


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Stock Market Basics: How Are Different Stocks Categorized?

by Niraj • August 16, 2019

The stocks can be classified in several ways depending on factors such as voting rights, duration, ownership, and the likes. In this blog, we seek to discuss different categories of stocks that are allowed. Categorization Based On The Class Class is one of the primary factors used to categorize stocks. The categorization is based on […]


Delivery Vs Intraday Trading : Which One Is Right For You?

by Niraj • August 5, 2019

In the stock market, every individual dreams of cracking the mantra of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala but only a few actually manage to do so. There is no rocket science behind understanding the fundamentals of a company, what matters is persistence. Investors such as Jhunjhunwala or Warren Buffet are known for their stickiness. These investors have not […]


Stock Market Basics : Understanding Fundamental And Technical Analysis

by Niraj • August 5, 2019

When approaching investments in the capital market, two methods are prevalent – fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Which is better – Fundamental Analysis or. Technical Analysis? Which one to go for? Do you read charts and believe in them for investing? Do you make an investment decision based on Financials, Growth, and EPS? Is the […]


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Stock Buyback : What Does It Mean And How Does It Impact Investors

by Niraj • August 2, 2019

In this blog, I will discuss the key terminologies related to a stock buyback; definition, the reason why a company goes for buyback, benefits of buyback and what an investor should if offered a buyback. Read on! What Is A Stock Buyback? A stock buyback is a method by which a listed company buys its […]


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Income, Value And Growth Stocks : Top 3 Stocks In Each Category To Look Out For (2019)

by Richa Sharma • July 31, 2019

Investors in the stock market invest typically for one of two reasons: They believe that the price will rise and allow them to sell the stock at a profit, or they intend to collect the dividends paid on the stock as investment income. But there are some stocks that can satisfy both objectives, at least to some […]


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All You Need To Know About Treasury Stocks

by Niraj • July 26, 2019

What Are Treasury Stocks? Treasury stocks, also known as reacquired stocks, is the portion of a previously issued stock that a company has purchased (bought back) from its shareholder. These stocks are held by the company and are used for its disposition. These stocks can remain in the company’s possession or may also be used […]


Stocks to look out for

Stocks To Look Out For As India Gears Up To Become A USD 5 Trillion Economy

by Niraj • July 22, 2019

The mid-cap segment has underperformed the large-cap in the running year. But, the government’s push for infra is likely to provide thrust to the earnings of a few companies that are operating in the sector. In this article, I will discuss the stocks an investor may consider investing in as India gears up to be […]


Budget 2019 : CPSE ETFs Now Get Sec 80C Tax Benefits.

by Richa Sharma • July 10, 2019

In her maiden speech on the Union Budget for FY 2019-20, the Finance Minister  Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman announced that, the government of India (GOI) will launch its Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE) related exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the lines of Equity Linked Savings Scheme (ELSS) i.e. a tax-saving mutual fund scheme format. So from now onwards, […]


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8 Healthcare Stocks That Show Growth Potential: 2019-2020

by Niraj • June 27, 2019

Healthcare is one of the largest sectors in India, both in terms of revenue and employment. The industry comprises of segments like hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance, and medical equipment. The sector has been proliferating on the back of rising coverage, services, increasing expenditure by both public and private […]


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What Is the Concept of Cover Order in the Stock Market?

by Richa Sharma • June 19, 2019

Two friends discussing trading in the stock market. Ram: Hey! I don’t understand why I lose so much money in Intraday Trading? Shyam: Well! If you were using the concept of cover order at least you would limit your losses! This blog is for traders like Ram who want to minimize their losses in Intraday […]