Discussing Allocation of funds

“Life is too short. Enjoy it while it lasts. Enjoy the money till it lasts. Now is the time to utilize the money I have” “I want to be a millionaire when i retire and should have more than enough to enjoy my retirement.” These are two schools...

Strategy for bearish markets.

Markets can be boring for long periods of time. So whatever you buy just stays there or keeps going down. For traders and investors who are used to making quick money during bull markets, this can be tough. Your portfolio can take a hit and show a fall from 15% to...

SIP Vs SWP

After investing for many years, there comes a time to start utilizing your investments. This is where ‘Systematic Withdrawal Plans’ (SWP) come in. Systematic Investment plan (SIP) is when you invest in a systematic way in units of Mutual Funds. So you...

Understanding ‘Calls’ and ‘Puts’

So many of us want to learn Options Trading but do not understand the concept of ‘Calls’ and ‘Puts’. I have tried to explain in layman’s language how to understand them. The reason is we get too much into technical details of terms like...

‘Bond’ with the best !

Many investors are today searching for options to Fixed Deposits as the deposit rates interests keep falling. One option that can be considered by investors could be Bonds. You could call it a Non Convertible Debenture (NCD). But most find it difficult to understand....

The Target ‘Game’

I had been studying Bajaj Finance share price for a long time and was looking for an opportunity to buy. Finally, I took a deep breath and bought two shares after checking out the charts umpteen times. Then I felt proud and confident that a owned a blue chip company...
Dividends do pay dividends !

Dividends do pay dividends !

 ‘Hard Work pays Dividends’ they say.In non-market terms, dividend means  being rewarded for the hard work put in. Compare this with investing in the shares of a company. This holds true for Stock Market investing as well.For a layman, a dividend is the...

When falling in Love can be disastrous !

I fell in love ! Not once but many times. Most of the times, it ended in disaster! Yes, We all fall in love with the companies we invest in. The story starts when we try to find that one company which will make us rich with a small investment. We take inspiration from...

Why Investing is like Cycling !

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Investing – A Status Symbol ?

  Are you concerned more about what others think about your portfolio?  Or are you actually investing to make money? In other words, you think its cool to tell your friends that you own shares of that happening coffee chain. Or that company’s shares that has...