A look at all the do's and don'ts of investing to help you become a mindful investor.
Stocks are categorised into sectors in order to make them easy to compare the businesses or companies that have a similar business model.
Timing the market means deciding to buy or sell anticipating a change in trend just before it happens. Experts say trying to time the market is a futile exercise. But is that really the case? In this chapter, we take a look at the pros and cons of timing the market.
Understanding the effects of business cycles on the market is essential to identifying a good investment.
Inflation is a macroeconomic phenomenon of price increases that directly affects your finances and money. Not only does it limit your ability to spend, it also eats away your returns.
Understanding the economic cycle is important for investors. It helps them decide when to invest and when to exit the market, as it directly impacts everything in the investment world such as stocks, bonds, returns and profits.
Active investment versus passive investment has been a topic of debate for decades. However, while comparing the two, it is very important to realise that both forms of investing have their pros and cons.
In this chapter, we look at the process of buying and selling, the different types of margins that brokers collect from clients, and grievance redress systems.
Trading and investing are different approaches, with their respective pros and cons. In this chapter, we will learn about them.
It is preferable to open a demat account with a bank or a custodian if you are not a frequent trader
All stocks carry risk. Nothing comes with a guarantee. This is the first thing to understand for any investor.
Stock markets enable businesses to raise what is called in market parlance as equity capital. At the same time, it provides savers with an alternate avenue to invest their money.
Betting on a particular stock vis-à-vis any other means that the investor has a view on why it is likely to do well. Absent this view, any such bet would be akin to gambling, or a coin toss.