I have always said that equity have outperformed every asset class provided it has been done for long term and continuous investment been made with basic checks.
Is it so bad to see some stocks fall hugely? We have seen a number of stocks roll over and play nearly dead, losing more than 90% of their value in a few years. And then we thank our stars that we don’t own them. (And if we do, we don’t tell anyone until after 3 pegs)
Here is an interesting story done by Capital mind for a simple portfolio build on Nifty Continue reading
An intelligent investor was once asked what the market was going to do. He replied, “It will fluctuate”. This is the most important possible truth. We need to get deeply into our bones the sense that any market and the stock market, moves in cycle so that we will infallibly get wonderful bargains every few years and have a chance to sell again at ridiculously high prices a few year later.
Here is some observation how people at different age groups are reacting to the markets now:
People in their 20’s are logging back into their wealth front accounts to dial down their risk setting when they should be dialling up their regular contribution amounts.
People in their 30’s are trying to keep up with what’s going on, even though they are utterly bewildered every time an app on their phone Continue reading
I love this topic as I always say we love to forecast things and we all are forecasters,
When we think about changing jobs, getting married, buying a home, making an investment, launching a product or retiring, we decide based on how we expect the future will unfold.
Whenever the markets rise sharply the probability of forecasting to end the Bull Run increases sharply and vice versa in case of Bear markets.
Why people tend to forecast market so much? Don’t they enjoy the present?
Well those are behavioural questions and difficult to answer. But definitely people enjoy forecasting things.
Will the Sensex reach 30,000 or not is the question of the moment, and there are various views on it. Continue reading
This is a constant discussion that I have been doing with people around me, People admire real estate and they are still the firm believer that real estate give better returns than any other asset class.
Here am breaking the myth with few examples and facts although the message was forwarded to me on a WhatsApp group and it really make sense:
Film actor Rajesh Khanna bought a bungalow in iconic Carter Road in Mumbai for Rs.3.5 lakhs in 1970. His heirs sold it recently for Rs.85 crores. The property has multiplied by 2428 times or an annualized return of 19.38% over 44 years. Continue reading
BSE has around 4000+ stocks listed but actually traded would be in range of 1000 stocks and NSE has around 1600 and again actively traded would be close to 100.
There are some dangerous stocks that should not be traded for various reasons as there is no liquidity in them, or they are prone to get delist and there are other reasons as well that might be interesting to read. You may not heard their name as well,
Kappac Pharma: Company with Chronic disease/Pharma name is deceptive and misleading.
Vikas Globalone : Kiska Vikas ? And nothing Global.
Cressanda Solutions: What Solutions? Providing solutions for black money conversion? Continue reading