Category: Stock Market Basics

  • Pick your next listed stock from a grocery store near you !

    Pick your next listed stock from a grocery store near you !

    What is common between, India Gate basmati rice,  Fortune cooking oil & Good Day biscuit ? Seems odd at first to look at 3 disparate brands & items together. However take a closer look and you will find that these are brands from companies listed in the Indian stock market. India Gate Basmati Rice –…

  • Top-down or bottom-up approach to investing ?

    Top-down or bottom-up approach to investing ?

    What do you think is the most sought after ride in any amusement park ? Merry-go-round ? Bumper cars ? Ferris Wheel ? Nope. Like they say investing is like riding a roller coaster, it’s the roller coaster that is the most popular ride in amusement parks. While you ride the investment roller coaster, you…

  • 7 things to look at while you analyse a stock to invest

    7 things to look at while you analyse a stock to invest

    Analyse a stock thoroughly before before investing. As consumers how much time do we take to make a buying decision, say for a mobile phone ? It’s approximately 15-30 days after we receive a ‘tip’ about the said product. The tip could be an ad, or a friend’s recommendation or any such information that gets…

  • 5 mistakes in stock market that investors should avoid.

    5 mistakes in stock market that investors should avoid.

    Stock market investors make many mistakes in the stock market. Like in chemistry experiments choosing a wrong catalyst can lead to a disaster in the lab, similarly making certain mistakes will have disastrous implications on your portfolio and capital. Very often we have seen people waver between greed & caution so fast that they fail…