This article is a part of the series of articles “Selecting Top Stocks to Buy“. Every investor has a dream that she should create a portfolio of stocks, which should generate wealth for her. The portfolio should become an alternative source of income for her. The portfolio should support her in the hard work to
Basic Concepts of Stock Analysis
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I have always looked at Stock Investing as a form of entrepreneurship. Stock Investing involves analysis of business models, products, markets, customers and management of existing companies before you make an investment decision. This is similar to the analysis required when one plans to start her own company to give shape to her business idea.
Recently Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Mr. Raghuram Rajan, mentioned his fears that global markets are on the verge of another market crash (Link). His statement made an investor like me, who has all his savings in equity markets, feel jitters. Therefore, I tried to do an analysis of current valuation levels of
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