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Recently, I read the book “When Genius Failed”, written by Roger Lowenstein. This book is the story of rise & fall of Long Term Capital Management (LTCM), the largest hedge fund of its time. LTCM was started in 1994 by John Meriwether who was a Wall Street veteran and once a part of Salomon Brothers,
Amateur investors can match or even do better than the professionals at stock picking. Peter Lynch, one of the greatest investor of our times, highlighted this scintillating idea and thus echoed the beliefs of legends like Benjamin Graham, Phil Fisher and Warren Buffett. Peter says that even the professionals make money in stocks when they
If you have ever imagined a book, which could teach you investing, handhold you through the maze of stock markets, warn you of all the pitfalls and suggest you the solutions of the problem you might encounter, then you should look no further. The Intelligent Investor written by Benjamin Graham is the book for you.
Books are an essential companion to any stock investor or trader. I initially learnt trading through technical analysis and later shifted to value investing by fundamental analysis. You should try to evaluate the true value of a stock while investing in it. Below is the list of books which I read as a part of
"Peaceful Investing": My Stock Investing Approach
“Peaceful Investing” approach is the result of my more than a decade of experience in equity markets. This approach helped me invest even when I had a full-time corporate job and could not spare a lot of time for stock analysis. During my investing journey, I have faced all the common challenges of the investors, the biggest one being “scarcity of time”. “Peaceful Investing” approach keeps in mind that an investor will have limited amount of time to spare for stock investing.
The objective of “Peaceful Investing” approach is the selection of such stocks, where once an investor has put in her money, then she may sleep peacefully. Therefore, if later on, the stock prices rise, then the investor is happy as she is now wealthier. On the contrary, if the stock prices fall, even then the investor is happy as she can now buy more quantity of the selected fundamentally good stocks.
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1. Getting Ready for Starting Stock Investing
- Getting the right perspective for stock investing
- Stock investing is an entrepreneurship
- How to choose the right approach for stock investing
- Why I left technical analysis and never returned to it
- Trading diary of value investor (Read my investing diary)
- Are Your Stocks Losing Money While The Market Is Going Up
- Common Mistakes done by Investors and How to Avoid Them
- Why management analysis is the most important in stock investing?
- Learn simple steps to analyse management quality of any company
- How to understand warrants issued to promoters
- How to interpret pledging of shares by promoters
- How to interpret share buybacks by companies
- How to contact companies for clarifications/additional information