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Key Investment Metrics to Evaluate Stocks

Have you felt confused by the amount of advice and recommendations that experts provide? You are not alone… many investors face this problem. Most of us are baffled with information overload regarding stocks from the TV, the Internet, newspapers, and business magazines. The best way to get clarity is to reduce the noise and focus

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How to Plan Your Finances and Allocate Your Investments

Many young professionals with significant earnings still find themselves in a dilemma at the end of every month. For instance, Mr.Azeem, a team Leader lat a large telecom  software  firm, complains, “I’m always out of cash by month end.” His friend Prakash suggested that he try the lottery, and another colleague suggested betting on stock

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What You can Learn from Successful Investing Gurus

To succeed in any field, you must have a mentor, coach, or guru to guide you on the right path and provide you with the proper mix of knowledge, experience, and practice. Similarly, you need a financial advisor to guide you with your personal financial management and investing strategies. Some people have the facility of

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Key Resources for Stock Investors

Many people feel that they lack the acumen or intelligence to invest in stocks. For instance, Mr. Pinto, a leading advertising executive in Goa, invested most of his earnings in real estate. He has been planning to invest in stocks since 2008, but the ups and downs of the market made him jittery and nervous.

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Kick-Starting Your Investment (Demat) Account

Now that you have decided to invest in stocks for the medium to long term, you are on the right track to becoming a Ninja Investor. It is time to get hands-on with your own demat/trading account, which will facilitate your investments in shares, gold ETFs, and other instruments. You are almost halfway through to

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Come Out of the Investing vs. Trading Dilemma

Most beginners or first-time investors are unsure whether they want to invest for the long term or are better off trading intraday or over a period of few days, weeks, or months. This lack of clarity becomes and obstacle in planning and organizing their investments. For example, Mr. Chintamani bought 100 shares of ABC stock

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Different Routes to Investing in Equities

Thus far, the Stock Market Beginner’s Course has covered two important lessons: What are equities and how stock markets work and How does one select stocks? Although a beginner can understand equities, markets, and the stock selection process, portfolio maintenance can be overwhelming. Because equities are riskier compared with other assets, one should explore various

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Stock Selection – How to Select Stocks

“One of my friends, Mr. Kishore, asked me, “Tell me about four or five stocks that can provide at least 20% returns in the next year.” Small investors typically ask such questions, and they have the impression that some mantra or magic formula exists to attain success in the stock markets. Market analysts or gurus

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Demystifying Stock Market Myths

Different Notions People have different notions about stocks and stock markets depending on their good and bad experiences. However, stock markets can be a good investing avenue for the average person to earn money and a way to provide an additional source of income or earnings. Because individuals have numerous misconceptions about stocks, let’s first

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