Understanding the relationship between Gold and the Economy Historically, it has been observed that, gold prices indirectly mirror the state of the economy the relationship being inversely proportional. During an economic crisis, investors prefer to buy gold as a form of protection. Fear, uncertainty and speculation in the current economic situation has played a huge impact on driving the demand for gold. Furthermore, the vacuum created due to the non reliability of bond..
The recent past has seen the stock markets experience volatility due to uncertainty about economic growth, the Coronavirus pandemic, and related headwinds. In this situation, stock picking becomes challenging with most investment strategies not playing out as expected. The two key investment strategies that most investors follow are - value investing and growth investing. About value investing When you invest in a stock that is quoting at lower than its intrinsic value (..
I am writing this article on the penny stocks/ low priced shares which are advertised to us by some leading researchers, social-media, financial bloggers etc to give very high returns in a short span of time beyond any normal financial expert belief. Penny stocks are low priced, low market capitalisation, mostly illiquid and hence become difficult to trade but they give high returns which one cannot even imagine. It fits that high risk (beta) gives higher return. I have decided to take exampl..
Types of Trades in Stock Market Scalping Momentum Trading Day Trading Positional Trading Swing Trading Scalping:- Scalping (or micro-trading) is all about taking very small profits, repeatedly. Typically, trades last from seconds to minutes. Scalping is a trading strategy that attempts to make Profits on..
“If you’re not staying on top of your money, you are putting your financial well-being at risk.” – Suze Orman, American financial advisor, author, and podcast host. Getting more education, pursuing a career, combining employment with family life – these are just some factors that have enabled women to enjoy greater financial independence, earn more, and save more as a result. In my list of family, friends, and clients, women investors comprise..
Rahul, a 65-year-old recently retired engineer, sat in his living room, sipping coffee and watching television. He had a smile on his face. He eyes were on the stock market ticker on the TV screen and he was intently listening to the commentators discuss stocks. He recalled how he had first started investing in equity when he was 25 years old (40 years ago). He had started out with investing Rs. 10,000 each month and increased his investment by 10% each year. He never missed a single month an..
Firstly, I pray for you and your family's safety. In 20th Century India, the primary investments avenue included: Own business Real Estate Gold Fixed Deposit Money kept under the mattress <div class="preview_..
Fortunes are made coming out of recessions. ...and you won't have to nail the bottom. This post might actually make you a fortune. Remember how everyone in 2010-2019 wished they had invested in the market during the global financial ..
Success exists in every field of investing. Right from real estate to equities. In India and across the globe. There are two categories of investors (both in equities and real estate): who have made a lot of money who are stuck with a lot of money One thing which is common in everyone who has made a lot of money is that they stick to their circle of competence (i.e. what you really know). Warren Buffet's take on the circle of compe..
GOLD With an annual demand equivalent to about 25 percent of the total physical demand worldwide, India is one of the largest consumers of gold. Traditionally, there is a surge in jewellery demand during the festive and wedding seasons, leading to an increase in gold prices. While the demand for gold has a role to play in its price, there are several other factors that have a bearing on it as well. Some of the major factors which affect the pric..
1. Investing- When money works Investment is the life blood for the economy. Investment is the foundation through which one can produce wealth and achieve their future goals .We all work hard to earn money but that is not enough. 'Money is always eager and ready to work for anyone who is ready to employ it.' What if the money also works for us? What if money earns money? Doesn't it sound strange that how money can earn money and how it can..
Investing in shares of companies like Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Netflix and Microsoft would be a dream for many investors in India. The products or the services offered by these companies have become an integral part of our lives. These world-class companies have weathered the COVID-19 storm and their shares have outperformed the benchmark indices because of which these companies feature in the wish list of many Indian investors (‘investors’). Can inves..