Are You Investing In The Stock Market Or Speculating?

Investment vs Speculation

Yes, you read that right. Stock Market Investing and Speculating are two different things. While it is easier to get them mixed up, in most cases speculating in stocks leads to losses. But then why do people do it? And more importantly, how do we understand the difference between investment and speculation? Let’s understand this in more detail: How Is Investment Different…

Most Important Questions You Should Ask Before Buying A Stock

Questions to Ask Before Investing in Stocks

During the recent lockdown, a record number of demat accounts were opened in India. As per the data released by CDSL, about 1.2 million new accounts were opened in months of March and April 2020. This is against 4.2 million new accounts opened in 11 months between April 2019 and February 2020. This clearly indicates increasing interest in stock market investments, especially…

What Is Your Stock Portfolio – A Storeroom Or A Gallery?

5 Tips to Diversify Your Stock Portfolio

This does sound odd right? How can we compare our stock portfolio to a storeroom or a gallery? But we can assure you, your portfolio is either one of them. Here’s what we mean: a storeroom is basically where you store multiple items, you can also call it a warehouse. But a Gallery is where you display expensive collectibles, you can call…

What lesson Can Investors Take From Sir Isaac Newton’s Mistakes

What Investors Can Learn From Sir Isaac Newton

Are you surprised by the heading of this blog? You read that right. The great mathematician, physicist, astronomer, scientist Sir Isaac Newton lost millions in his one stock market investment. And yes, the loss was completely avoidable. We will go a step ahead and say that this is the most important lesson in behavioral finance. So are you curious to know exactly…

The Basics Of Investing In Stocks For Beginners

Investing In Stocks For Beginners

“An important key to investing is to remember that stocks are not lottery tickets”. – Peter Lynch This is the most valuable insight for new stock market investors to follow. Before we delve deeper into the basics of investing in shares for beginners, it is crucial to be aware that investing in shares will not necessarily mean instant gains. To become a…