Investing Strategy

4 Stock Investing Lessons from 2015

These are the investing lessons I learned in 2015 based on my investments and trades.  Hope you find them useful. 2015 turned out to be a year of big nothing. Most markets worldwide ended up flat, many sideways, and a few had a brutal fall. 2015 shattered the hopes of most professional investors worldwide. 2016…

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Buy Gold This Diwali? I think so this Diwali

Why do investors buy Gold? Because it is a unique asset – it represents a store of wealth as well as our emotions. Gold doesn’t pay interest nor does it pay dividend. The money gets locked up in an asset that doesn’t really produce anything.  In an economy like India’s, it protects us not just…

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Sensex Candidates in the Next 5 Years

Which Stocks are the likely candidates to make it to the Sensex in the next 5 years? Recently, there was an article in The Economic Times about which stock they think are likely to make it to SENSEX by the year 2020. The article mentioned criteria like growth, more disposable income etc. that would drive…

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Value Averaging Portfolio – Weekly Update

Month End Update – September 2015 The portfolio value at the end of this week should be higher than 96,875 and less than 118,403. The actual value of the portfolio is 105,663. The portfolio consists of all large cap companies. The current holdings are HDFC, HDFC Bank and TCS. All of them are currently in…

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Value Averaging Investment Plan – For Better Stock Returns

Value averaging investment plan (VIP) is similar to its more popular cousin, Dollar Cost Averaging that is so popularized by systematic investment plans (SIP). Value averaging was first promulgated by former Harvard professor, Michael E. Edelson, in his book, Value Averaging, published by Wiley in 1988. Conceptually, value averaging can be thought of as combining the attributes…

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