When is a Good Time to Start Investing in Stock Market

Once people start earning, they also start exploring options to earn some more, and at the same time they look for ways to save some of it for the future. In a common scenario, people tend to put their surplus money in bank deposits to get a relatively higher future return. Others go with other investment options like mutual funds,…

Sensex Performance and Elections in India

With mere two trading sessions, including today, for the stock markets remaining for the 16th Lok Sabha elections 2014 to get under-way, I would like to present some interesting statistics and comparisons of the last five Lok Sabha elections in India in comparison with the BSE benchmark index, the Sensex. Over the last few months – the markets have been…

Markets Showing No Signs of Weakness, but Hurdles Ahead

The markets have been rallying smartly off late, with the benchmark NSE index, the Nifty, at all-time highs for the last four trading sessions. There is lot of talk of the markets been bullish on account of the upcoming elections, and forecasts of Modi-led BJP victory. Although, there may be no denying the fact that the upcoming Lok Sabha elections…

Daily Round-Up of 25 March, 2014

The markets clocked a new high for the second straight day on market participants mainly in the futures and options space continued to hold their long positions. The derivatives expiry is scheduled on Thursday, post which the markets may witness a fresh trend. Today, the Sensex bounced back sharply from the early morning blow which it suffered due to negative…

Daily Round-Up of 21 March, 2014

The weekend mood was somewhat missing today as the markets will be open for a special trading session tomorrow. The benchmark indices kind of dilly-dallied during the course of the day even as select midcap and Smallcap stocks stole the limelight. The Sensex started the day on a promising note, at 21,824, and soon touched a high of 21,870 –…

ABCD Portfolio Update – I

Friends! It’s been exactly two weeks, since I promised to help my fellow readers (traders) to help make money by trading in the stock markets. However, in the last two weeks I could give any updates as my strategy advocated against it. Off late we have seen the markets are making so much of noise, and there are so called…

Daily Round-Up of 14 March, 2014

Alls well that ends well, this is the general conception in life. The markets today sought of vindicated the belief, or to keep things simpler, we can say, the markets did exactly that… The day started on a sober note, with overseas cues weighing negatively on the market sentiment. The market was under pressure for more than two-third of the…

Understanding Market Trend Based on Price-to-Moving Averages Action

We have often heard technical analysts, experts and media and publication houses use the term “bullish” and bearish” with reference to the equity markets. For the lay man, a bullish market is said to be good market or a market which is going up and vice versa in case for the bearish market. But ever wondered how these experts and…

Daily Round-Up of 7 March, 2014

A well-known Chinese curse goes like this “May you live in interesting times”. With elections round the corner, markets getting into a euphoric zone and the cricket crazy nation all set to watch another IPL extravaganza – things just cannot get more interesting that this for now. For the news hungry media there is so much to write about, talk,…

How to Trade and Make Money

Everybody wants to make money nobody wants to lose money. Sadly, some people venture into stock market – thinking that this is the short-cut to making money. So let me start this blog on a lighter note – “The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible” – quoted by Bernard Baruch,…

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