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How would economy evolve and Stock Markets react if a Third Front/Federal Front government is formed?

How would economy evolve and Stock Markets react if a Third Front/Federal Front government is formed?

Throughout the month of March we have been looking at how political outcomes post 2014 General Election. Till now we have seen three possible scenarios. Today we will look at a fourth possible scenario -What if a Third Front/Federal government forms a coalition government after the general election?

And finally we will try tying all these together by building market expectation for the near future.

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Category:Economy
The Buffett Menu

The Buffett Menu

If you take a look at the Warren Buffett menu of investments, you’re sure to find the likes of Yum Foods (KFC & Pizza Hut), Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Hershey’s in the specials. Is it time to add some sauces?

Yes! Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway has inked a deal to buy-out H. J. Heinz, along with 3G Capital. Is it just his love for the ketchup, or does it make absolute business sense too? Does it fit into his typical style of investing? What is his investing style, by the way?

I spent a Sunday morning talking over the same with my Dad. Here it goes…

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FIIs continue to earn from the Indian Stock Market; What’s stopping you?

FIIs continue to earn from the Indian Stock Market; What’s stopping you?

In October 2012, foreign institutional investors crossed the $150 billion mark of net investments in India. This is despite the challenges the Indian economy is currently facing!

While this may sound surprising, this positive bias comes on the back of the recent reform initiatives taken by the Indian government. These have strengthened chances of better economic growth and thus, improved market sentiment.

But, we retail investors back home continue to stay away from the market! Let’s find out what’s stopping us from earning that extra return…

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Category:Economy
Trading-vs-investing-comparison

Trading or Investing – What’s right for you?

Most of the participants in the stock market at a point of time would have thought about the differences or similarities between investing versus trading. Both the terms are frequently used interchangeably. But are the two strategies the same? Moreover, what if someone asks about the best method to make money in the stock market- investing or trading? It surely would not be an easy question to answer.

So, let’s try and answer this question

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Stock Shastra # 26: Are Low-priced stocks a better bet than High-priced stocks?

Stock Shastra # 26: Are Low-priced stocks a better bet than High-priced stocks?

We are constantly on the lookout for various strategies to profit from the stock market. Out of the numerous “lucrative strategies”, one that is frequently practiced is that of investing in stocks which appear to be cheap i.e. quoting at Rs. 10,20 etc. This strategy is usually supported by the argument that buying such cheap stocks enables you to buy more number of shares as compared to a stock trading at say Rs. 500 or Rs. 1000. Also, we tend to think that there is a higher possibility of a cheap stock turning out to be a multi-bagger than a Rs. 1000 stock.

So, does a low priced stock actually give us better returns than a high priced stock?

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