Stocks that were least affected by the recession in 2008
The year 2008 is regarded as the year of the global financial crisis. The crisis is considered to be one of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It started in 2007 with a crisis in the subprime mortgage market in the United States. This eventually turned into an international banking […]
Stocks to look out for during the upcoming elections
Historically, the Indian market has observed a high degree of volatility in the month immediately preceding general elections. What is different this time is the current global macro headwinds like trade war, slowing global growth, concerns around US recession and the central bank’s autonomy that has been creating heightened tension among the market participants. Data […]
FMCG – the stable and evergreen sector?
In a consumption-driven economy like India, the significance of the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) sector is paramount. The FMCG sector is constituted by companies that sell non-durable mass consumption off the shelf products. In 2018, the FMCG sector in India witnessed a double-digit growth rate on the back of a number of factors such […]
How do the most successful investors in the Indian stock market trade?
With just proper strategy and tactics a ₹5000 worth portfolio investment can be made as big as ₹2 billion worth portfolio. The above statement might seem unbelievable, but people like Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Dolly Khanna (Rajiv Khanna), Ashish Kacholia, Vijay Kedia and many others have actually turned the tide and have created phenomenal fortunes from the […]
Strategies to invest in the stock market that you should know about
Often people think investing is for the rich or it is equivalent to gambling. Until you make your first stock purchase, you will never understand the potential of investing. For beginners, mutual funds have remained the only way of getting exposure to equity. While mutual funds offer diversification, expert management, flexibility, and the likes, but […]
Is Insider Trading Legal in India
Insider trading is an unfair and illegal practice in the stock market, wherein other investors are at a great disadvantage due to the lack of important insider non-public information about a company. This means that someone with the inside knowledge can easily make a lot of money while the other cannot – thus making the […]
Your Portfolio Is Suffering a Loss? Here’s What You Should Do
Winning and losing are two sides of the same coin in case of any game. Similar is the case of gaining and losing while dealing in markets. This is because there is always an element of risk associated while investing in stock markets. While markets might turn enemy for us in the short term, it […]
How Much Money Can You Make Trading Stocks?
Are you familiar with the term trading? Most of us have done trade in our everyday life, although we may not even know that we have done so. To put in a simple way, everything you buy in a departmental store is trading money for the goods and services you want. But do you know […]
5 stocks for beginners: start with stable shares
Are you new to stocks and are looking to know which are the best stocks for beginners? Read on! In today’s evolving world every penny counts. Amidst this, the capital market has opened an avenue for the building of greater wealth. A new investor is likely to lose wealth if proper research and strategy are […]
Who can Invest in the Indian Stock Market
The eligibility to invest in Indian stock markets is very easy to meet. Indian stock markets have evolved substantially in the last 20 years in terms of risk management, operations, penetration, etc. However, retail participation is still fairly low. But it is picking up through the equity mutual funds route and by educating the young […]
10 motivational quotes (explained) to make you a wealthy stock market investor
There are many motivational quotes in the age of the internet. Love quotes, life quotes, inspirational quotes, and so on. But they are all generic and don’t mean much. Even more so for stock market investors. Move over quotes like ‘there is no substitute for hard work’, and ‘buy low, sell high’. Here are 10 […]
Top 5 Technical Analysis Tools For the Stock Market
Nowadays more and more Indians have started investing in the stock markets. Investing in the stock market and selecting the right stock or derivatives to be invested needs technical analysis. There are many technical analysis tools available, but the ones listed below are the best and can be used by an individual in deciding the […]
What Is DCF (Discounted Cash Flow) and Why Is It Important?
Discount Cash Flow analysis or DCF analysis as it is called is a method that is used to assess the present value of a company or its assets. The valuation is based on the amount of cash flows (read money) it can generate in the future. Assumptions in DCF The underlying assumption in DCF […]
10 top losers 2018: time to invest in the stocks?
The 10 top losers of 2018 lost between 70% and a whopping 93% of their value. In a single year. That means, if you invested in the stock that made the least fall this year, you would have still lost 70% of your investment! The reason for this fall could be multiple. The year 2018 […]
Best Banking Sector Stocks of 2019
The banking sector in India is reeling under serious stress of NPAs (Non-performing Assets) and more so because the NCLT resolution has seen the light of the day for only a handful of companies. There are growing challenges such as divergences of NPAs cropping up for some banks (Yes Bank) with regards to RBI’s regulations, […]
Major Disadvantages of Direct Stock Purchase Plans
How do you purchase stocks? Mostly through brokers, right? What if I say there is another way to purchase stocks that it does not involve brokers and thereby saves on the cost to invest in a particular organization. Yes, there exists an option and it is known as Direct Stock Purchase Plan (DSPP). They are also […]
5 Best Stocks to Consider Investing in 2019
Investing in stocks is not rocket science. However, people fear to enter and putting their money into stock markets. Historical data and analysis have proved that investing in stock markets has yielded better results in the long term than other traditional instruments such as fixed deposits, monthly income schemes of post offices, Public Provident Funds […]
8 Reasons Why Shorting Stocks is a Bad Idea for Long Term Investors
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, has become infamous for his controversial tweets. His most recent target was short sellers. Musk tweeted that short selling should be made illegal because it causes negative pressure on GDP and can incentivize fraudulent behavior by investors and regulators. While most long-term investors attempt to make money in the stock market […]
How a business with a great product may not be a great stock to buy
Are you an equity investor? Do you pick stocks of companies offering great products? If yes, then this article is especially for you to think about your purchasing decision twice! Most of stock market investors pick stocks of businesses which offer a great product. They believe that like the product offered, their stocks will also […]
When Should You Consider Selling Your Stocks? 6 Reasons
When should I sell my stock? If you have been trading for less than an hour you have probably already asked yourself this question. Most of the investment advice is geared toward buying of stocks. This should come as no surprise to investors since it’s the buying of securities that begins the entire investment process. […]