Category Archives: Trading Technique

Why should one invest in equities in particular?

When you buy a share of a company you become a shareholder in that company. Shares are also known as Equities. Equities have the potential to increase in value over time. It also provides your  portfolio with the growth necessary to reach your long term investment goals. Research studies have proved that the equities  have outperformed  most other forms of investments in the long

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What has been the average return on Equities in India?

Since 1990 till date, Indian stock market has returned about 17% to investors on an average in terms of increase in share prices or capital appreciation annually. Besides that on average stocks have paid 1.5% dividend annually.Dividend is a percentage of the face value of a share that a company returns to its shareholders from its annual profits.  Compared to How can one acquire

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Which are the factors that influence the price of a stock?

Broadly there are two factors: (1) stock specific and (2) market specific. The stock-specific factor is related to people’s  expectations about the company, its future earnings capacity, financial health and management, level of  technology and  marketing skills. The market specific factor is influenced by the investor’s sentiment towards the stock market as a whole. This factor depends  on the environment rather than the performance

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What is Diversification?

It is a risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. It is designed to minimize the  impact of any one security on overall portfolio performance. Diversification is possibly the best way to reduce the risk in a  portfolio.     Get Live Intraday BTST Short Term Research Call on Mobile , Yahoo , Chat : visit: www.moneymantrastock.com  

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What are various Long-term financial options available for investment?

Post Office Savings Schemes, Public Provident Fund, Company Fixed  Deposits, Bonds and Debentures, Mutual Funds etc. Post Office Savings: Post Office Monthly Income Scheme is a low risk saving instrument, which can be availed through any post office. It provides an interest rate of 8% per annum, which is paid monthly. Minimum amount, which can be invested, is Rs. 1,000/- and  additional investment in multiplesof

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What is Compound Interest?

Compound interest means that, the interest will  include interest calculated on interest. The interest accrued on a principal amount is added back to the principal sum, and the whole amount is then treated as new principal, for the calculation of the interest for the next period. For example, if an amount of Rs. 5,000 is invested for two years and the sinterest rate is

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TRENDS

Trends In the preceding section, we saw how support and resistance levels can be penetrated by a change in investor expectations (which results in shifts of the supply/demand lines). This type of a change is often abrupt and “news based.” In this section, we’ll review “trends.” A trend represents a consistent change in prices (i.e., a change in investor expectations). Trends differ from support/resistance

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Choosing a broker: Do’s and Don’ts

For most Indian retail investors, equity markets have remained an enigma (read: confusion) for a long time now. Successive scams and misdeeds over the last decade have left investors in the lurch. Not surprisingly, the percentage of household savings invested in equity and related instruments has declined sharply in the last decade. Among various market participants, brokers play a very vital role as a

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List of News Resources for Indian Market

1. Reliance Mutual Funds 2. HDFC 3. Fidelity 4. Franklin Templeton 5. ABN Amro 6. AIG 7. Bank of Baroda 8. Birla Sun Life 9. Canara Bank 10. DBS Chola Mandalam AMC 11. DSP Merrill Lynch 12. Deutsche Bank 13. Escorts Mutual 14. HSBC 15. ICICI Prudential 16. ING 17. JM Financial 18. JP Morgan 19. Kotak Mahindra 20. LIC 21. Lotus India 22.

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Nifty View

NIFTY CASH LEVEL – DAILY CHART If we talk about the Nifty, it has broken the last all time high of 6514.25 significantly on 7th March’14. There are so many reasons here to enter long in Nifty around 6300 level. 1) It breaks the 78.2 % retracement level of last Nifty High which is 6312 on 6th Mar’14. 2) It also broke the long

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