HOW TO AVOID EMOTIONAL INVESTING

Emotional investing is dangerous, given the vagaries in the most unpredictable mood swings of the stock market. Your investments, as they say, are your best friends. They may also turn out to be yo...
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HOW TO USE A MOVING AVERAGE TO BUY STOCKS?

Before we get into the application of the moving average in buying stocks, it would be prudent to define the concept first. The moving average identifies reversals and trends, measures an asset’s &n...
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ADVANTAGES MOBILE FIRST INVESTORS HAVE OVER OTHER INVESTORS

Stock Market investors and traders who use smartphones for trading have a big advantage over traditional traders who are tied to their seats in front of bulky terminals.   Mobile technology us...
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THE VALUE OF SIN STOCKS

What Are Sin Stocks? Sin stocks are a matter of preference. What one trader might consider as sin stocks, another might have a different set of stocks that they consider as sin stocks. For example,...
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RESIST THE LURE OF PENNY STOCKS

They sure come cheap with the promise of making you rich fast. And to the naïve, this often makes them the most attractive stock market investment option. But recklessly investing in penny stocks cou...
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HOW SHOULD STOCK INVESTORS EVALUATE A COMPANY’S BALANCE SHEET

It goes without saying that the experienced and prudent investor will always carefully go through a prospective company’s balance sheet before he parks his money in it. The balance sheet, however, i...
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10 TIPS FOR THE SUCCESSFUL LONG-TERM INVESTOR

As a long-term investor, you will have to understand that your strategies will differ from someone who is trying to make short-term gains in the market. Of course, you should not trust anything that m...
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ADOPT A LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVE IN THE STOCK MARKET

The stock market is a maze, and it is very easy to lose faith in it. But if you keep your eyes and ears open only to your own research and strategies, you will be able to survive the stock market. In ...
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WHAT DOES A BAD MONSOON MEAN FOR THE STOCK MARKET?

The monsoon season ushers in rainfall for 4 months from June to September in this country. For an agriculturally dominant developing country, rainfall is extremely important. This in turn affects the ...
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IS A STOCK WITH A PERPETUAL LOWER PRICE EARNING RATIO ALWAYS A GOOD INVESTMENT OPTION?

The price-to-earnings ratio– P/E ratio for short– can be calculated on the basis of a particular stock’s current price divided by its EPS or earnings per share, usually over the preced...
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