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Should you Buy Trading Tips and Indicators from Trading Gurus?

Should you Buy Trading Tips and Indicators from Trading Gurus?

I was recently reading a book on trading called ‘Mastering the Trade’ written by a professional trader based in USA called John Carter. The books provides a number of insights into the world of trading. The book starts with giving into market internals and gives a through into trading psychology. The author then continues with...
Tata Elxsi: Emerging Player in a Niche Market

Tata Elxsi: Emerging Player in a Niche Market

One of the key rules of investing is to find to companies that have high growth potentiality in the future. Investors should invest in such companies before their market capitalization is still very low. Such companies should not be covered much by analysts and stock brokers. Investments by institutional investors like mutual funds and pensions...
Should You Trade in Indexes or Independent Stocks?

Should You Trade in Indexes or Independent Stocks?

One of the first decision that any trader needs to take before embarking on the trading journey is selecting the instrument and the timeframe he should trade. The timeframe in which a trader should trade in mostly depends upon his personality. While traders with patience can succeed in swing trading, disciplined traders who can keep...
Advantages of Trading in Commodities

Advantages of Trading in Commodities

For all those who start their trading journey, the primary question is selecting the type of security they should be trading. Contrary to the Indian markets, which are dominated by trading in equities, currencies and commodities have a big share in the trading pie in global markets. In fact, currencies are the most traded asset...
Save Money by Buying Private Labels

Save Money by Buying Private Labels

The high growth rates experienced by the Indian retail sector is giving more choice for Indian customers. Organized retailers sell goods for a cheaper price than unorganized players. As the buy directly from the manufacturers they could avoid margins paid to the middle men and sell for a cheaper price. Organized retailers also sell they...
How to Handle Multiple Loyalty Cards Given by Retailers

How to Handle Multiple Loyalty Cards Given by Retailers

The entry of organized players into the Indian Retail sector lead to heavy competition in the industry. Retaining their existing customers and preventing them from switching to their competitors is very crucial as the acquiring a new customer is expensive. One of the ways in which retailers try to retain their customers is through loyalty...
A Case for Discount Brokers

A Case for Discount Brokers

Busy traders end up paying a lot brokerage to their brokers. A good way of saving on their brokerage is to open a trading account with discount brokers like RKSV and Zerodha. Discount brokers offer ultra-cheap brokerage rates. Some of them even offer unlimited trading for a fixed brokerage every month. Discount brokers manage to...
American Express PAYBACK Credit Card: An Amex for Everyone

American Express PAYBACK Credit Card: An Amex for Everyone

The rising spending power of Indian Customers is making banks and credit card companies to look at the newly emerging middle-class customers to expand their market share. American Express, which has traditionally limited its offerings to the rich and upper middle customer started targeting the middle class Indian customers with its latest ‘American Express PAYBACK...
Things to Keep in Mind Before Selecting your Stock Broker

Things to Keep in Mind Before Selecting your Stock Broker

Since most of the financial products are now sold in the electronic form, holding them in the long-term requires demat account. Apart from stocks, many other financial products like insurance, mutual funds, and bonds are now sold in the dematerialized form. Government is also thinking of making it possible to hold property documents in the...
Tips to Protect Yourself from Falling into a Debt Trap

Tips to Protect Yourself from Falling into a Debt Trap

There are very few people who don’t buy things on credit these days. This is the case even in countries like India which were traditionally averse to credit. Buying on credit allows people to pay back easily through EMIs. But improper handling of debt like the inability to repay the borrowed amount on time can...