Posted at 1:21 PM , on July 18, 2018
In the stock markets, sectors refer to an industry or a theme that you can invest in. When you find a sector or theme attractive, you can either invest in stocks in the sector or you can invest in the index futures assuming that they are liquid enough. Let us understand some popular sectors themes in the stock market.
Popular sectors or industry groups in the stock markets
Sectors refer to industry groupings which is a similar set of products. Here are some key sectors.
Posted at 2:16 PM , on July 6, 2018
You have just about learnt that equities can generate tremendous profits for you over the long term. But you cannot jump into any stock. You need to take a well thought and calibrated investment decisions. Broadly, you need to consider fundamental factors and technical factors before zeroing in on the stock. Continue reading
Posted at 6:25 PM , on June 26, 2018
The legendary Warren Buffett needs no introduction. Every year, during the AGM of Berkshire Hathaway, fund manager and investors travel to Omaha. Of course, there are Selfies with Buffett but also for the words of wisdom from the Oracle of Omaha. What we have done here is to summarize the key ideas of Buffett into 7 investment lessons. Read on.
Posted at 11:00 AM , on June 14, 2018
Intraday trading is all about creating and closing out positions in the stock market on the same day. You can buy in the morning and sell before close of trade, or you can sell in the morning and then buy it back before end of the day. In fact, since Indian equity markets operate on rolling settlement, the only way to short sell stocks is to do it intraday. When it comes to intraday trading, it is more about risk and less about returns. If you select the right stocks and manage the risk of the trade properly, then returns will follow automatically. However, since you need to get out of an intraday position on the same day, you need to be extremely careful of the stocks you choose. Here are 5 pointers to choosing stocks for intraday trading Continue reading
Posted at 11:00 AM , on June 12, 2018
The balance sheet of a company is a record of the company’s assets and liabilities. It essentially shows how much the company owns and how much the company owes. Since balance sheet is a stock, it is always depicted at a point of time as against the income statement which is depicted over a period of time (1 year or 1 quarter). For any equity analyst, the balance sheet is an important aspect of fundamental analysis. Here are four things you need to look for in the balance sheet of a company Continue reading