Are your savings better off without a fund manager?

  Imagine you are a software developer and you do freelance and have clients all over the world – companies, government bodies, etc. They hire you for consultancy for their software and their product. It’s a very busy and fulfilling life. You enjoy development. You are awesome in it and you...

TAX ON TRADING INCOME: CAN YOU SAVE IT?

There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him. Robert A. Heinlein Trading income is simply the gain on capital employed or the investments made in the stock market. Thus capital...

AN INTRODUCTION TO DOW THEORY

Charles Dow, the originator of Dow theory, never wrote a book on the theory. However, he wrote many articles which act as the basic building blocks of the Dow theory. These century-old concepts are still valid in the current market environment and are used by investors and traders in...

AN INTRODUCTION TO BONDS

A Bond is a debt instrument that is used by governments to raise funds so that they can carry projects for developmental purposes. Government bonds are issued by the government with maturity ranging from medium to long term. In return, the investors get assured return in the form of...

Highflyers Vs Lazybones: A Sectoral Analysis

On the one hand, there are Banks, Metals, and Energy Sectors that have been outperforming Nifty while on the other hand FMCG has been underperforming since Jan ‘21 lows. Post budget rally in the stock market from Jan lows has affirmed that investors are bullish on banks, metals, and energy...

IS BUYING EXPENSIVE ALWAYS A GOOD BARGAIN? AN ANALYSIS OF NIFTY50

  The price to Earnings (PE) ratio has been the most widely used measure to assess or compare the valuation of a company against its peers or the overall markets/indices. It has been used as an easy reference by the analysts on business channels to assign a ‘cheap’ or ‘expensive’...

SPEED IS THE NEW NORM: IS RETAIL IN COMPETITION AT ALL?

High-frequency trading (HFT) has been gaining popularity since the 2010 market crash in the United States of America. It was on the 6th of May 2010 when massive sell orders crashed Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and wiped off trillions of dollars in a matter of few minutes. Studies...

NIFTY EARNINGS PER SHARE ANALYSIS 2021

Earnings Per Share (EPS) is considered as a reflection of the financial performance of a company. EPS shows how much profit per share has been generated by a company in a particular financial year. It’s a very popular tool among investors to trade in the stock market. The higher...

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