Monthly Archives: September 2014

When not to throw the towel

Strategies are dime a dozen in markets. While broadly speaking, we have 3 major strategies – Fundamental / Technical and Quantitative, each of them in-turn have more strategies than your fingers can count. And best of all, each and almost … Continue reading

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This time its different #Nifty

After weeks of nightmares about how to fund today’s Marked to Market margin, Bears finally had something to be happy with Nifty cracking by 1.3% by end of day. While a 1% fall in markets should be common enough, it … Continue reading

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Process vs Outcome

A lot of things in life are based on the concept of following the right process which ensures or is said to ensure the right outcome. Study hard parents say so that you can get into the best college – … Continue reading

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Impact of Social Media on Investing

The arrival of Social Media (Groups / Forums / Twitter / FB / Whatsapp among others) have proved to be a boon to the ordinary investor / trader. The impact it has on my own career is pretty significant and … Continue reading

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Winners Curse – Bharti Shipyard

Investopedia definition => A tendency for the winning bid in an auction to exceed the intrinsic value of the item purchased. While the US sees a lot of hostile take-overs, we barely see one every few years. The last one … Continue reading

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Breakout Trading and Anchoring Bias

Just today, a good friend of mine was commenting on how a lot of stocks had moved strongly higher in recent days and maybe it was not advisable to buy at current prices but instead wait for a correction before … Continue reading

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