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Cigarette and Investment

Today, by a sudden hunch I wanted to know what if some one who smokes had invested a equal amount of money into the shares of the leading tobacco company (ITC). How would the Investment fare and what would be … Continue reading

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Taking advise from Strangers

There is a wonderful quote from the Oracle of Omaha wherein he says  Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway. Its amazing how true … Continue reading

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Maggi on the Wall – the bigger picture

In my last post titled “Throwing Spaghetti Against The Wall” I showed how after picking up 3 portfolios whose stocks were randomly picked, I could still beat the overall return of the market over a time frame of 10 years. … Continue reading

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Throwing Spaghetti Against The Wall

This post has been driven by a deep discussion I had with Nooresh Merani today and hence the credit for the idea would remain with him 🙂 While study after study has shown that retail investors are unable to match the … Continue reading

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Nifty Percent Return as of 11th April from 2000 to 2014

A simple return chart measuring how Nifty has performed since January 1 of the year to 11th April.

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Distribution of Stock Prices across Exchanges

BSE being a pretty older exchange (in fact, its the oldest exchange in whole of Asia) has the distinction of having the highest number of listed securities compared to NSE. But as we all know, Quantity doesn’t have to mean … Continue reading

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