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Profit Trading

Kicker Signals    The Kicker Signal is one of the most powerful Candlestick signals. This is due to the signal having a gap built into it. In some cases the gap is very obvious. In other cases the gap is not always recognized by investors.   As described in Mr. Bigalow’s book “Profitable Candlestick Trading”, the Kicker Signal dramatically illustrates investor sentiment has changed.

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Three Bands Encompassing

Again, this indicator consists of three bands encompassing a security’s price action. Defaults are:   1. A simple moving average in the middle, usually 20 days for intermediate investing. 2. An upper band ( 20 day SMA plus 2 standard deviations) 3. A lower band (20 day SMA minus 2 standard deviations)   Standard deviation is a statistical term that provides a good indication of

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Who regulates the Securities Market, Why does Securities Market need Regulators?

he responsibility for regulating the securities market is shared by  Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Department of  Company Affairs  (DCA), Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).   The absence of conditions of perfect competition in the securities market makes the role of the Regulator extremely important.  The regulator ensures that the market participants behave in a desired

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What is a Mutual Fund?

A MutualFund is a body corporate registered with SEBI (Securities Exchange Board of India) that pools money from individuals/corporate investors and invests the same in a variety of different financial instruments or securities such as equity shares, Government securities, Bonds, debentures etc.  Mutual funds can thus be considered as financial intermediaries in the  investment business that collect funds from the public and invest on behalf of

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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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How To Invest In Mutual Funds ?

Step One – Identify your investment needs. Your financial goals will vary, based on your age, lifestyle, financial independence, family commitments, level of income and expenses among many other factors. Therefore, the first step is to assess your needs. Begin by asking yourself these questions: a.    What are my investment objectives and needs?Probable Answers: I need regular income or need to buy a home

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What is Investment?

In general terms, investment means the use of money in the hope of making more money. In finance, the purchase of a financial product or other item of value with an expectation of favorable future returns. The money we earn is partly spent and the rest saved for meeting future expenses. So instead of keeping the savings idle we may use savings in order

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When to start Investing?

As soon as one starts investing it is better. Early investing allow the investable amount to grow with more time , and the benefit of compounding increases the return, by accumulating the principal and the interest or dividend earned on it, year after year. There are three important rules for all investors: Invest early Invest regularly Invest for long term and not short term


What are various options available for investment?

There are two options for investment: Physical assets like real estate, gold / jewellery, commodities etc. and/or Financial assets such as fixed deposits with banks, small saving instruments with post offices, insurance/ provident/pension fund etc. or securities market related instruments like shares, bonds, debentures etc.


What are the various financial instruments available for investment?

Following are some of the investment vehicles considered among the financial instruments: Savings Bank Account is often the first banking product people use, which allows interest varying between 3%-5% p.a. Money Market or Liquid Funds are a specialized form of mutual funds that invest in extremely short-term fixed income instruments and thereby provide easy liquidity. Unlike most mutual funds, money market funds are primarily oriented

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