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 “Yes you can beat the benchmarks? Even after getting it wrong”
Time Management plays a crucial part in life in all the fields and investment is one of the major decisions that you do.
There is always questions and discussions around me when is the best time to invest in the market. The simple answer to that is when you have cash. Cash is a strategic asset.
Some says the Indian market is overbought and some says the mother of Bull Run has just started and this will continue to last for many more years to come.
Whatever the scenario be excellent, good or bad knowing your time horizon before you make any investment is extremely important. This should allow you to keep Continue reading “Your Portfolio and Time Management”
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 “Equity Vs Real Estate”
Is doing MBA a good option? I think the answer is yes. Two things have to happen. You should go to a college which has good faculty, and attracts good students. So if you are good enough to get into an IIM A who is to even question “should you go and do your MBA?” The answer is obvious, is it not?
For the not so good / great student the decision is far more difficult to make. Should an ordinary student get into a “d” grade MBA? Again the answer seems to be yes. No, not because they will learn too many things, but because it is almost impossible to get any job with just one basic degree.
Continue reading “MBA degree and expectations – Back to School”
Buying and selling in the market are the most important decisions the investors make. Maximum time the decisions are wrong and you end up paying the market fee for equity investment learning. In the past 36 years Indian market gave positive returns for 24 years and negative returns for 12 years.
Occasionally I do repeat my posts as some ideas from Mr Lynch’s book that I try to follow most of the time, they are old but they have major significance today too :- Continue reading “Beating the Street not beating the Markets”