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Look ahead and not behind while forecasting…

What we do on daily basis is our habit. For example, we take the same route for work, eat in our favourite restaurants and shop from the same stores. The alternatives to our habits is too mentally taxing. We always look for easy way out in our day-to-day life decision making. But when it […]

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    How you can take advantage of volatility in the stock market…

How you can take advantage of volatility in the stock market…

If you are reading this blog then there is a good chance that you invest in the stock market. So, how was yesterday in relation to investments? Did you buy those stocks which you like when they nose-dived? Did you take advantage of volatility that we were talking just day before yesterday?

We preyed on […]

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    Why you should always take “outside view” while investing…

Why you should always take “outside view” while investing…

Working as a professional investor and reflecting back, the biggest trap or mistake I faced at the start of mine career was taking investment decisions focusing on my own circumstances and search for evidence from my own experiences. This behaviour is common in all the investors and if you reflect back on your past […]

Bulls are back in control after correction…

History of major corrections in the stock market occurs more frequently than academic models suggest and also more frequently then we would like. The question in investors mind is of course not ‘if’ the market will correct but ‘when’?

Unfortunately, nobody can accurately prophecies to this question. This is the reason they are called as […]

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    What is the difference between ‘target price’ & ‘intrinsic value’?

What is the difference between ‘target price’ & ‘intrinsic value’?

If you are the regular reader on our blog then you might have noticed that we always talk about intrinsic values. Few in the media talk about it. The most common words used on the business channels is the ‘target price’. Many investment banks and brokerage houses regularly issue ‘target price’ for the companies […]

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    Understanding Value Investing: September 2016 White paper (Exclusive subscribers content)

Understanding Value Investing: September 2016 White paper (Exclusive subscribers content)

To access our white papers you have to register yourself on our blog and then login with your username and password. We thought this is the good time to refresh our understanding broadly towards value investing as we can pull out some time in this long weekend.

In this month’s white paper we talk about […]

Are you rational investor?

Let us consider today, 24th August 2016 as a rational decision day, and try to understand how to take sound investment decisions. Many investors invests their money in individual stocks or buy into mutual fund units.

Consider the following scenario: a fund manager launches a fund with capital from family and friend. In the first […]

Stick with quality businesses

By the end of this month, two third of the 2016 year will be gone and we had seen that many quality businesses had given boring returns, resulting into hard time for quality oriented investors like us. If you look at the returns on National Stock Exchange, low quality companies like mining and minerals […]

Understanding market valuations today

As RBI governor said, that he is worried about bond as well as stock market because both are trading at their peak. This never had happened earlier where, interest rates are below the level of Great depression and stock market is pointing towards sky rocket earnings! Whom should you believe?

Our economy is ticking up […]

Why this bubble is giving signs of one of the biggest…

This is not a campaign to scare anyone and neither are we saying that it is time to panic. If you are the regular reader on this blog then this news is not something new that bond rates are at record lows. Today in India, 10 year bond yield are fetching around 7.5% yield […]