Go ahead. Who am I to tell? However, there are a few things that you should keep in mind. #1 You cannot become rich watching CNBC or by acting on stock tips You need to have the skill to pick up the right stocks and you should be willing to research the stocks before you invest. And you need time to do all the research. You can’t take a shortcut and watch CNBC or other … [Read more...] about Should you invest directly in equities?
It is that time of the year again when you have to submit investment proofs to your employer to get tax benefits under section 80C. In this article, we discuss ULIP (Unit Linked Insurance Plans), insurance cum investment products that qualify for tax benefits under section 80C and whether you should go for ULIPs. We will discuss various cost elements, maturity and death … [Read more...] about ULIPs < Mutual Funds + Term insurance
This is our second blog post on trading discipline. In our previous post on trading discipline, we had discussed the importance of adequate risk reward in trading. In this post, we shall write about the trade sizing. You recently landed up a hefty annual bonus and want to park these funds for quick returns. Mutual funds are too conservative for you. You want quick returns; … [Read more...] about Trading Discipline: How much to trade
Ever felt you are getting enough trading calls right, but aren’t still making significant profits? An unfavourable risk-reward ratio could be the answer. At the outset, we want to mention that trading is inherently risky and requires, in addition to deep understanding of chart patterns, a lot of discipline. Be advised that trading is not a quick way to make money. A trader must … [Read more...] about Trading Discipline: Risk and Reward