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Gaps at the Bottom

Figure 5 – Standard Pacific Corp.  Many investors are afraid to buy after a gap up. The rationale being that they don’t like paying up for a stock that may have already moved 3%, 5%, 10% already that day. Witnessing a Candlestick “buy” signal prior to the gap up provides a basis for aggressively buying the stock. If it is at the bottom of

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Day trading Stock

Make Profit from Day trading Stocks Trading simply implies the practice of buying and selling financial instruments. It should be done on the same trading day. This is because all the positions are usually closed before closing of the market in the trading day. These traders who practice or participate in this type of trading are known as day traders are people who practice or

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PPF vs NSC

When we carried an earlier piece on PF vs PPF: What’s the difference?, we were flooded with mails telling us to do a piece on PPF vs NSC. This is what we attempt to do here. Explain the difference between the Public Provident Fund and the National Savings Certificate. The NSC is a post-office savings scheme while the PPF was established by the central government

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investors Mistake

Biggest Mistake is simply following Trend We have seen a classic example of this irrational investor behaviour in the last few weeks. Till the first week of May, we witnessed an unprecedented one-way rise in the stock market for almost six months. Valuations were stretched. Experts were advising caution. But people had forgotten that markets do fall. So they kept buying. Why? They were

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investors lap

  MUMBAI: Overseas investors have a bigger appetite for equity offerings by Indian companies than local investors. Between April and August this year, the amount raised by India Inc through overseas issues, mainly global depository receipts (GDRs), is almost thrice the amount it raised during the same period last year. According to data available with Prime Database, in FY07 (April-August) so far, corporates have

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Ipo investment safeornot indianstockmarket

ipo investment safe or not indianstockmarket When a company first comes to the market in its initial public offering, it can generate a great deal of interest from investors, making it an attractive time to invest, but in general, the question of whether it is safe to invest in a company at IPO will depend on the perception of its market value. Typically, the

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Daily Market Outlook:23 April 2009

If not open Click here www.moneymantrastock.com Daily Market Outlook:23 April 2009 It was a highly volatile day for the Indian equity markets. Both the leading Indices opened in green on account of strong recovery made by the US markets and good opening of Asian markets. But it could not sustain the gains and crumbled in the afternoon session. While Sensex closed at 10817.54 (Up 80.57 points) Nifty

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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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