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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Startups are feeling the cash squeeze

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Startups are feeling the cash squeeze

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Indian Hotels has more room to run, Marico is getting well oiled, huge trade deficit an eyesore, JD(U)'s love-hate feeling for NDA and more

GuruSpeak | Dinesh Nagpal’s inspiring journey from the metals business to stock trader in Ichimoku land

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GuruSpeak | Dinesh Nagpal’s inspiring journey from the metals business to stock trader in Ichimoku land

By 2014, I had narrowed my focus down to two schools of technical analysis: Harmonic Trading Patterns and Ichimoku. The latter has its origins in Japan. It is a total system that touches upon every aspect of the market a trader/investor needs instruction on.

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Passive funds rule the chart for investors

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Passive funds rule the chart for investors

In today's edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Pelosi touches a raw nerve, Zomato Q1 scores big, how macros panned out this week, Mamata digs in her heels, and more

Are the supply-side bottlenecks behind us?

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Are the supply-side bottlenecks behind us?

After a number of events caused shipping rates to skyrocket, there appears some calm on the horizon

Is this a bear market rally or a new uptrend? 

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Is this a bear market rally or a new uptrend? 

A pause in selling by foreign portfolio investors has been enough to fuel the rally 

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | NSE has an edge, needs to build on it

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | NSE has an edge, needs to build on it

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Asian Paints’ sticky valuation, Bajaj Auto in cruise mode, inflation a tough nut for Fed, crypto imbroglio and more

Zomato exit shows lock-in shares a double-edged sword for IPO investors 

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Zomato exit shows lock-in shares a double-edged sword for IPO investors 

While institutional investors are supposed to have a long-term mindset, in reality they are as fickle as rookie investors, mistaking price for value 

Why EU easing sanctions is too little too late 

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Why EU easing sanctions is too little too late 

Inflationary pressures and the lack of gas in their storage tanks ahead of winter left little choice but to relax sanctions in the hope of bringing Russia to the negotiating table 

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Oil trade's become a game of musical chairs

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Oil trade's become a game of musical chairs

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: HUL’s trump card, light turns amber on Ambuja Cements, The Green Pivot, economy in a sweet spot and more

Will soaring energy prices lead to a collapse of demand in Europe? 

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Will soaring energy prices lead to a collapse of demand in Europe? 

Europe fears Moscow could keep the gas pipeline shut till sanctions are eased on Russia. 

SEBI's settlement order on research analysts is uncalled for 

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SEBI's settlement order on research analysts is uncalled for 

Why is it okay for research analysts to recommend a stock and not the weight assigned to it in a portfolio? 

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Strong dollar wreaks havoc

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Strong dollar wreaks havoc

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: A strong infra play, rupee ripple effect, Monsoon Watch, a market beating formula and more

Why risk profiling of derivative traders is a bad idea

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Why risk profiling of derivative traders is a bad idea

Denied an opportunity to trade in the regular market, these retail traders will shift to the dabba market or be part of a collective trading scheme where an ‘eligible’ trader will punch orders on behalf of smaller traders for a fee

Guru Speak | Meet this farmer’s son who made the jump to full-time price-action trading

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Guru Speak | Meet this farmer’s son who made the jump to full-time price-action trading

Ups and downs in stock trading have helped Shijumon Antony realise that one has to first be a disciplined person to become a successful trader

Is there a special situation trade in SpiceJet’s proposed cargo arm hive-off?

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Is there a special situation trade in SpiceJet’s proposed cargo arm hive-off?

SpiceJet is the largest cargo airline in the country. It is the profitability of the division that the company management wants to capitalise on

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | SEBI’s right intent, but wrong approach

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | SEBI’s right intent, but wrong approach

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: what next for TCS investors, Abe’s legacy, share pledge revisit and more

Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Commodity crush

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Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Commodity crush

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Marico update says a lot, auto sales have miles to go, flight path turns choppy for airlines and more

Rough weather ahead for airlines 

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Rough weather ahead for airlines 

Opportunities for aviation staff are opening up with the launch of Jet Airways and Akasa Air and the rejuvenation of Air India. Media reports say that some of these recruiters are offering significant salary increases along with joining bonuses to attract staff 

Guruspeak l Suraj Bathija — a CA dropout who swears by algo trading

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Guruspeak l Suraj Bathija — a CA dropout who swears by algo trading

One of the most quoted lines from Bruce Lee is “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” The same holds true for markets. Rather than analysing 1,000 stocks once, analyse a few stocks 1,000 times. 

The windfall tax takes the wind out of the oil sector 

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The windfall tax takes the wind out of the oil sector 

These duties will help boost the central government’s finances and offset losses from excise duty cuts on petrol and diesel 

Moneycontrol Pro​ Panorama | Crude on the boil, scalds equity markets

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Moneycontrol Pro​ Panorama | Crude on the boil, scalds equity markets

In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama:​ Crude oil worries, windfall tax, Laurus Labs, GST rate hikes, Home First, Strategy lab and more

GuruSpeak | Striking it big at 22, this options seller has found his groove

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GuruSpeak | Striking it big at 22, this options seller has found his groove

Not finding a job of his liking proved lucky for Aditya Trivedi. He put his heart and soul into trading, took early losses in stride, adopting a strategy that’s put him in a league of his own

Zomato-Blinkit deal: The numbers don’t add up

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Zomato-Blinkit deal: The numbers don’t add up

The two questions that need clear answers are: whether quick commerce is a structural change or passing fad, and where Blinkit fits in Zomato’s business plan

A cold winter awaits Europe if Russia completely shuts down gas supply 

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A cold winter awaits Europe if Russia completely shuts down gas supply 

Europe starts filling up its storage tanks with gas from the middle of the year to sustain itself in winter. Russia’s cut has impacted the incremental flow which was meant for storage. 

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