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Catching a falling knife stock - Is it worth it?

The stock market is filled with all kind of people. Some prefer investing in fast-growing companies while there are others who prefer investing […]

Revisiting 2008-09 Economic Crisis - Causes & Aftermath

Revisiting 2008-09 Economic Crisis – Causes & Aftermath!

The Financial Crisis which occurred between the time period of 2008–2009 was a mammoth economic crisis encompassing worldwide. It was an enormous setback […]

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10 Common Mistakes While Investing in Mutual Funds

Mutual Fund investment is the talk of the town. These days, many people who earlier used to invest in the traditional saving schemes […]

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What are the Different Career Options in Indian Stock Market?

The equity market has opened a lot of career opportunities in recent years. This market is getting bigger day by day and the […]

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100 Minus Your Age Rule – The Easiest Asset Allocation Method!

100 minus your age rule: It’s always tricky to decide how much you should save and how much you should invest. Especially in […]

6 Best Investment Options for NRIs in India

6 Best Investment Options for NRIs in India: Since the last two decades, India has been rapidly developing as an industrial hub. Day […]

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10 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Stock - Investment Checklist!

Picking a winning stock that can give consistent returns for many years requires a lot of analysis and research. However, you can simplify […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – What does it actually mean?

Corporate social responsibility, which is known as CSR, is a type of mechanical business model that can help a company to be socially […]

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8 Best Discount Brokers in India – Stockbrokers List 2020

8 Best Discount Brokers in India – Stockbrokers List 2020: With the rise of Zerodha, the discount broker which was founded in 2010, […]

Zerodha Review –Discount Broker in India | Brokerage, Trading Platform & More

Zerodha Review 2020 – Is Free Investing Legit? [Pros and Cons]

Zerodha Review– Brokerage, Trading Platform, Account Opening Charges, Pros, Cons & More Zerodha is the biggest discount broker in India and perfect for […]

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21 Do’s and Don’ts of Stock Market Investing for Beginners

Making money from stocks is simple if you strictly follow the do’s and don’ts of stock market investing. However, because of the lack […]

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How to Open a Demat and Trading Account at Zerodha?

How to open a demat and trading account at Zerodha? (Updated: Jan 2020) When I first started investing, I used ICICI direct as […]

Zerodha vs 5Paisa Compare Brokerage, Margin, Charges & More

Zerodha vs 5Paisa: Compare Brokerage, Charges, Margin & More!

Zerodha and 5paisa are two of the biggest discount brokers in India. In this article, we are going to compare Zerodha vs 5Paisa […]

7 Powerful New Year Resolutions For Stock Market Investors

7 Powerful New Year Resolutions For Stock Market Investors!

7 Powerful New Year Resolutions For Stock Market Investors! A new year always excites everyone. It’s time for the people to make different […]

Dividend Growth Investing - A Beginner's Guide

Dividend Growth Investing – A Beginner’s Guide

In this article, we are going to discuss Dividend Growth Investing. First of all, if you are not familiar with the meaning of […]

5 Types of Stocks That Every Investor Should Know

5 Types of Stocks That Every Investor Should Know: There are thousands of stocks publicly listed in the Indian stock market. And researching […]

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10 Best Personal Finance Books Of All Time!

10 Best Personal Finance Books Of All Time! “Financial peace isn’t the acquisition of stuff. It’s learning to live on less than you […]

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7 Best Newspapers for Stock Market India to Read!

7 Best Newspapers for Stock Market India to Read! Every active investor and trader needs to stay updated with the latest news about […]

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5 Most Common Money Myths You Need to Avoid

AWhen you start earning, then a lot of people will tell you a ton of things to follow. Do you know why? Because […]

What is the TOWS Matrix? And how it is used?

What is the TOWS Matrix? And how it is used?

What is the TOWS Matrix? And how it is used? Apple, Amazon, and Google — we all have heard the renowned names of […]

How to do a PESTLE Analysis? (Explanation & Example)

How to do a PESTLE Analysis? (Explanation & Example) Hello readers! We are back with another interesting article that will help to enlighten […]

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What is Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)?

While investing in a company, one of the most critical factors to look at is its growth rate. At what percentage the company […]

How to Buy Mutual Funds Online in India

How to Buy Mutual Funds Online in India?

In this article, we are going to discuss different ways by which you can buy mutual funds online in India. However, before we […]

What is Porter’s Diamond Model of National Advantage

What is Porter’s Diamond Model of National Advantage?

Porter’s Diamond Model has been the exemplary work of Michael Porter, who first published about this economic model in his book, “The Competitive […]

What is Complexity bias? And how can you deal with it?

What is Complexity bias? And how can you deal with it?

Complexity bias means that the complex concepts in our lives are better than the ones which are more straightforward. It is a way […]

15 Biggest Stockbrokers in India With Highest Active Clients

15 Biggest Stockbrokers in India With Highest Active Clients

(Updated: 31st October 2019) In this article, we are going to look at the 15 Biggest Stockbrokers in India based on their total […]

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37 All-time Best Quotes on Money!

37 All-time Best Quotes on Money: Everyone wants money. No matter what the critics may say, money is the means to buy comforts […]

Good Debt vs Bad Debt - What You Need to Know?

Good Debt vs Bad Debt: What You Need to Know?

Good Debt vs Bad Debt: What You Need to Know? A common misconception among most of the working population is that all debts […]

What is Swing Trading? Definition, Pros, Cons & More

What is Swing Trading? Definition, Pros, Cons & More!

Swing trading is when investors capitalize on swings in the market by holding on to a security for an extended period of time. […]

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How to Plan Your Passive Income The Right Way?

How to Plan Your Passive Income The Right Way? Hello readers! Today, we at TradeBrains, are covering a topic that might stir up […]

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What is Blue Ocean Strategy? Examples, Pros & Cons!

What is Blue Ocean Strategy? Examples, Pros & Cons! Hello readers! It is a new day and we are back with a new […]

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What is Recency Bias? And How to overcome it?

Recency bias is a psychological phenomenon where a person can remember something which has happened to them recently compared to the thing that […]

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10 Best Mutual Fund Books Of All Time!

10 Best Mutual Fund Books Of All Time: Hello readers! Anyone not living under a rock most definitely has overheard a lot about […]

Are you ready for ‘Muhurat Trading’ this Diwali?

Muhurat Trading 2019: First of all, a very happy and prosperous Diwali to you and your family in advance. May this Diwali and […]

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Where to open your Demat & Trading account?

Two years back, I wrote an article on the difference between a demat and trading account. That article got a lot of attention […]

What is Corporate Governance? Principles, Examples & More

What is Corporate Governance? Principles, Examples & More

Hello readers! Today we are back with another intriguing topic from the core world of finance – Corporate Governance! Put your reading glasses […]

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Socially Responsible Investing: Why it matters?

Deciding how you want to invest your money is often hard. You need to take many factors into consideration such as risk, returns, […]

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What is a BCG Matrix? Explanation with Example!

Hey fellow readers! Today’s topic of concentration is how do analysts perform the Boston Consulting Group – BCG Matrix Analysis on companies! Initially, […]

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#12 Companies with Highest Share Price in India (Updated)

#12 companies with highest share price in India (Updated- October 2019): Hi Investors. In this post, we are going to discuss the most […]

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How Do Credit Card Companies Make Money?

There is a reason why credit card companies are always looking for their next best client. When people start using their service more, […]

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs – Debunking the Whole Theory

So let us begin from the start about what is the theory behind the Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. As we all know, Human […]

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What is Derivative Trading? Futures & Options Explained

Hello readers. One of the most frequently asked questions by Trade Brains’ readers is what is futures and options trading. In this article, […]

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7 Best Stock Market Discussion Forums in India

One of the easiest ways to learn anything new is by participating in the discussions. And the same rule applies when you are […]

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What is the Difference between BSE and NSE?

In this article, we are going to discuss the difference between BSE and NSE, the two biggest stock exchanges in India. However, in […]

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10 Best Credit Cards in India [With Exceptional Benefits]

10 Best Credit Cards in India in 2019 with exceptional benefits (Updated: October 2019) Credit cards are everywhere. These days, they are used […]

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Why Credit Cards Are Safer Than Debit Cards?

When debating on the topic of why credit cards are safer than debit cards, you have to understand the logic behind both of […]

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The Pros and Cons of Credit Cards in India

The Pros and Cons of Credit Cards in India: The nature of our society has been marked by different political, social, and economical […]

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7 Best Stock Market Apps that Makes Stock Research 10x Easier.

7 Best Stock Market Apps that makes Stock Research 10x Easier– Now a day, if you are a stock market trader, then it’s […]

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Buying a car vs Ola or Uber ride – Which is cheaper?

When you ask anyone – ‘Which is cheaper? Buying a car vs Ola or Uber ride?’, most of the people will have a […]

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How to apply for an IPO with Zerodha Account?

In this article, you’ll find out the exact process to apply for an IPO with Zerodha account. However, before we begin, let me […]

Fear of Missing Out

What is the Fear of Missing Out and how you can overcome it?

In this article, we will help you to understand the fuel of what triggers your fear of missing out, which is commonly known […]

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5 Best UPI Apps in India in 2020 (For Android Users)

With the return of PM Modi 2.0, digital India has continued to make new progress. And UPI payments have played a big role […]

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Primary Market and Secondary Market – How do they work?

Stock markets are an important component of the financial system. It is a powerful tool that works like an auction for the exchange […]

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10 Largest Stock Exchanges in the World

People who invest in stock must be familiar with the New York Stock Exchange which is top of the list of Largest Stock […]

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How much does a Wedding cost in India? (For Average Indians)

Weddings are a dream come true event for most couples. It is the single most awaited occurrence in your life. You want it […]

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7 Best Mutual Fund Apps for Direct Investment

As we all know that investing in mutual funds is one of the best ways to grow our money in the long term. […]

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7 Things to do Before You Start Investing

So, you’re thinking to start investing. But before you enter, are you prepared? Do you actually meet all the requirements that will make […]

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How to Check Your Credit Score?

In this world of the internet, everything is possible. From paying your gas bills to checking off your loan repayment or even how […]

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Top 10 Richest Person in India in 2019

Top 10 Richest Person in India (Updated: Sept 2019): India is widely known for its culture and diversity. With a population of around […]

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The 80/20 Rule or the Pareto Principle- How it can change your life?

Have you ever wondered something? That some of your mates or even your business partners do a little and get a lot in […]

Top 10 Companies in India by Market Capitalization

Top 10 Companies in India by Market Capitalization

Top 10 Companies in India by Market Capitalization (Updated Sept’19): As per the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India is the seventh-largest economy in […]

Top 10 Stock Market Movies That Every Investor Should Watch!

Do you want to learn how to make money from the stock market? However, you find college textbooks or investing novels too boring […]

Billionaire Carl Icahn- Investment Strategy, Philosophy, Quotes & More-min

Billionaire Carl Icahn: Investment Strategy, Philosophy, Quotes & More

If you’ve been involved in the stock market for quite some time, you must have heard of Carl Icahn. He is a famous […]

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Excusing ‘No time to invest’ has become a National Problem!

It’s a known fact that the majority of the Indian population do not invest their money. Apart from little allocation in a few […]

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Trade Smart Online Review – Discount Demat Trading Account

Trade smart online is a Mumbai, India based discount broker good for traders and investors looking for low brokerages, high margins, and a […]

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Is First Mover a competitive advantage for a firm?

Zerodha was the first mover in the discount broking industry. Unlike the traditional brokers like Sharekhan, ICICI Direct, HDFC sec, etc. who charge […]

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Should you invest in multiple Equity Linked Saving Schemes (ELSS)?

Equity Linked Saving Schemes or ELSS Fund is a variety of Equity Mutual Fund where the majority of the corpus is invested in […]

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15 Must Know Tax Saving Tips in India

If you are an Indian resident, you are required to pay tax on your income (if it crosses the minimum taxable limit) to […]

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How to learn faster- The Feynman Technique!

As the world around us evolves, we seek to constantly learn and absorb new information every day. Learning new skills and concepts is […]

NISM Certification - A Complete Beginner's Guide

NISM Certification – A Complete Beginner’s Guide

The majority of Commerce students that I come across these days are looking to make their career in the field of Finance. Even, […]

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How Do Companies Cook The Books?

Financial statements are one of the widely relied upon tool to analyze a business. However, there are many ways in which companies cook […]

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What is Return on Capital Employed (ROCE)?

Hello Readers! In today’ post, we will be exploring the formula and the concept behind the Return on Capital Employed or ROCE. The […]

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How To Evaluate The Cash Of A Business?

You might have heard the phrase ‘Cash is the king’. A cash-rich business means that the company has enough cash left after paying […]

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What is Working Capital? Definition, Importance & More.

What is Working Capital? Definition, Importance & More. Hello Readers. One of the most important factors to check while analyzing a company before […]

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What is a VALUE TRAP? The Bargain Hunter Dilemma!

Have you ever bought a cheap stock, which later got cheaper and cheaper? If yes, then you might already have met with- Value […]

Cyclical and Non-cyclical stocks: How do they differ?

The best offense is a good defense. Just like in military combat or football, investors also need a good offense and defense strategy. […]

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10 Best Youtube Channels to Learn Indian Stock Market

10 Best Youtube Channels to Learn Indian Stock Market: With the boom of the internet, self-education has never been easier. Now, you can […]

How To Make Money From Dividends -The Right Way

How To Make Money From Dividends -The Right Way?

Everyone who enters the stock market wants to make money from their investments. And in order to do that, first, they need to […]

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3 Uncommon Alternative Investment Options in 2020

It is no secret that diversifying is the key to success for investing and as humans we love our options! Many investors assume […]

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Open-Ended Vs Closed-Ended Funds: Which One to Prefer?

A few days ago, I was having a discussion on Mutual Funds with a friend of mine. During the conversation, he asked me […]

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Do You Need a Finance Degree For a Career in Stock Market?

The finance industry in India has been growing at a very fast pace since last two decades. And along with the growth in […]

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Howard Marks’ Investing Strategies & Lessons

Howard Marks, born during the 1940s, is a renowned investor and writer in the United States of America. In 2017, he was ranked […]

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The Butterfly Effect: This Theory Can Change Your Life

It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wing can cause a typhoon halfway around the world. […]

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What is National Pension Scheme (NPS)? Advantages, Tax Benefits & More

NPS or National Pension Scheme is a pension plan which was initiated by the Indian Government in January 2004. It was primarily introduced […]

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How to Develop a Stock Investor Mindset?

If you want to make a significant amount of money from the stock market, it is crucial to develop a healthy stock investor […]

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Renting vs buying a home- Which one is better?

Renting vs buying a home has always been a big topic of discussion. Whenever we look for any long-term accommodation, we analyze deeply whether […]

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Savings Account vs Current Account- What’s the Difference & Benefits?

When I was a child, I used to save my pocket money in a piggy bank. Whenever I needed some money I used […]

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Minimalist lifestyle: Is it worth being a minimalist?

Being a minimalist is all about living with less and in recent years it’s become somewhat of a trend with shows such as […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Start a SIP

Last Friday, I met my old college friend- Priyanshu. While discussing various stuff, he told me that he has decided not to invest […]

7 Incredible Side Hustle Ideas to Make an Extra Income

7 Incredible Side Hustle Ideas to Make an Extra Income

Thanks to the world wide web, earning a few extra bucks with a side-hustle is now easier than ever. But although there many […]

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Why Over-Diversification can be Dangerous for your Stock Portfolio?

“Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.” — Warren Buffett on Diversification If you read any investing book […]

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What are Bonds? And How to Invest in them in India?

A bond is a financial product which represents some debt. It is a debt security issued by an authorized issuer which can be […]

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How to eat an elephant? One bite at a time!

Desmond Tutu once wisely said, “there is only one way to eat an elephant: a bite at a time.” In other words, what […]

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What is ETF (Exchange Traded Fund)? And How to Invest in them?

Exchange Traded Fund or ETF is getting a lot of attention among the investing population lately because of the ease and flexibility it […]

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Dividend Investing: Pros and Cons That You Should Know

One of the most popular ways to generate income from stocks is dividend investing. Here, the investors enjoy the benefits of dividend income […]

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What are STP and SWP in Mutual Funds? A Beginner’s Guide!

Systematic transfer plan (STP) and Systematic withdrawal plan (SWP) In India, the Mutual Fund industry has started growing off late due to the […]

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7 Fun And Easy Tips to Save More Money

We all want to save money and build a comfortable financial cushion to plan for our future.  Many of us have milestones we […]

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What is Private Equity? And how does it work?

Whether its buying ice-cream at Cold Stone or filling gas at a Shell petrol station, a large proportion of companies that we consume […]

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3 Past Biggest Scams That Shook Indian Stock Market

Do you know that if you had invested Rs 100 in the Sensex in 1979, your corpus would have become over Rs 30,000 […]

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Are REITS in India a worthy investment option?

In developed Asian countries like Singapore and Hong-Kong, REITs or Real Estate Investment Trust is a popular investment option. However, the concept of REITs […]

10 Best Dividend Stocks in India That Will Make Your Portfolio Rich 2018

10 Best Dividend Stocks in India That Will Make Your Portfolio Rich.

10 Best Dividend Stocks in India (Updated: May 2019)– “Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my […]

Equity Valuation 102: What is Value?

What is the ‘Intrinsic Value’ of a Stock? What are its components? How do they affect the way the company’s Stock is likely […]

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Micro vs Macro Economics -What’s the Difference?

Economics is the study of how humans use limited resources (land, labor, capital and enterprise) to manufacture goods and services and satisfy their […]

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What is the Difference Between DVR and Normal Share?

Have you ever heard of DVR shares? In the year 2008, Tata Motors came out with the DVR shares for the first time in […]

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Equity Valuation 101: Why Value?

A prominent question many people have about investing in stocks is, “Does the purchase price matter?” or “Should I value a stock before […]

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5 Incredibly Inspiring Tips From The Top Women in Finance

It is no secret that the finance sector is a fast-paced, competitive environment where it’s survival of the fittest. When you factor in […]

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Is Investing in Gold a good idea in India?

A large proportion of the Indian population considers Gold as one of the best options to invest in India. Here, gold is not […]

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What is SEBI? And What is its role in Financial Market?

What is SEBI? And what is its role in Financial Market? The capital market started emerging as a new sensation in India during […]

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Emergency fund: Why and How to build one?

Growing up, we’re often told to save for a rainy day. As kids, many of us didn’t heed this advice, choosing instead, to […]

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The Dogs of the Dow Strategy For Picking Stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or the Dow is an index of 30 companies that many investors are confident about investing in. […]

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What is a Hedge Fund? And How do they operate?

The term ‘hedge’ refers to risk mitigation. Earlier, Hedge Funds used to aim at reducing the risk of decline in prices of securities. […]

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What is Sharpe Ratio? And how to calculate risk adjusted return using it?

The Sharpe ratio is an important metric used to determine the overall return an investor receives on his portfolio and measures the total […]

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What is Goodwill in the Balance Sheet?

Goodwill is an intangible asset that represents the non-physical items of a company has that cannot be easily valued. It is the excess […]

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What is Portfolio Rebalancing? And Why is it important?

For the investing world, the term ‘Portfolio’ means a basket of securities. There is a popular saying that- ‘Do not put all your […]

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What are Mental Models? And Why Should You Care?

“Like a pane of glass framing and subtly, distorting our vision, mental models determine what we see”- Peter Senge. Have you ever stopped […]

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Is Debt always bad for a company?

While evaluating a company to invest, one of the biggest element to check is its debt level. Ideally, it is said to look […]

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How Much Should You Save  - 50/20/30 Rule!

How much should you save — This is one of the biggest questions that comes to everyone’s mind when we talk about budgeting. […]

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Pat Dorsey’s Four Moats for Picking Quality Companies

While picking a quality company for long term investment, one of the key element to check is the company’s sustainable competitive advantage or […]

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3 Dumb Stock Picking Strategies That You Need to Avoid!

“It is remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to […]

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Why You Should Invest in Balanced Mutual Fund?

The Balanced Mutual Fund is a type of Equity Mutual Fund which combines the feature of both equity and debt in a single […]

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21 All-Time Best Quotes by Charlie Munger

Charlie Munger, 95, is a name that doesn’t require any introduction for those involved in the investing world. If you are new to […]

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Why buying a house can be good investment?

As millennials we are often given a lot of investment advice- save early, take advantage of mutual funds and employer savings accounts and […]

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What is the Prisoner’s Dilemma?

The Prisoner’s Dilemma is a popular two-person game of strategic thinking that is analyzed as part of game theory. It demonstrates how rational […]

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Why You Should Try Thematic Investments?

Suppose you believe in an idea and confident that it will perform well in future. For instance, let’s say you are optimistic towards […]

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6 Common Mistakes to Avoid While Investing Through SIPs

Since the past few years, people are increasingly showing their inclination towards mutual fund investments. However, just an attraction is not enough to […]

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Planning to Invest in Commercial Real Estate? Read This First!

It goes without saying that investing in commercial real estate is a huge decision. Therefore, it is important that you are well informed […]

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Interim Budget 2019-20: The Talk of the Town

On the 1st of February, 2019, the Interim Budget of India, for the financial year 2019-20 was announced in the Union Legislature. Our […]

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An Essential Guide to Financial Planning for Non-Salaried

If you are a non-salaried person, you may understand the phenomenon of uncertain earnings. Unlike ‘salaried’ people who earn a regular income from […]

5 Psychology Traps that Investors Need to Avoid

5 Psychology Traps that Investors Need to Avoid

Benjamin Graham once said that “an investor’s chief problem and even his worst enemy- is likely to be himself.” It is a well-known fact […]

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Warning: Random Walk Theory may change the way you look at stocks

The Random Walk theory is a statistical model of the stock market that shows that stock prices with the same distribution can be […]

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What is Sunk Cost Fallacy? And how it Can Affect Your Decisions?

Have you ever been in a situation where you went to watch a movie in the theatre, however, it turned out to be […]

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What is Algorithmic Trading (Algo Trading)? And how it works?

Technological developments help define the future and we tend to rely on them more and more everyday. Investors are no exception to this […]

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A brief study of Petrol & Diesel price history in India

Crude Oil. You definitely have heard of this word, right? Crude oil is a naturally occurring unrefined petroleum product. It consists of organic […]

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The 3 Words that may be holding you back from investing in stocks.

Fear of Losing!! Since childhood, we are taught to save money. “A penny saved is a penny earned.” And the idea of losing money […]

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How to read stock charts for beginners?

For anyone looking to actively trade in the stock market, it is essential to know how to read stock charts. A stock chart […]

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How Does The Government Control Inflation?

We cannot minimize the explosive effects of inflation. High inflation has the ability to topple governments, ruin nations and reduce economic growth. It […]

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What is XIRR in mutual funds and how to calculate it?

Last weekend, one of my friends, Monika, came to my house to meet me. She is an old friend and we met after […]

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Is Negative Price To Earnings a Bad Sign for Investors?

Price to earnings ratio is definitely one of the most frequently used valuation ratio used by the investors to evaluate a company. Although […]

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Want to Retire Early? Now You Can!

Retire early, get financial freedom and travel the world!- It’s the common cubicle dream. But there are in fact many ways a person […]

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What is Deep Value Investing?

Deep value investing is an intense version of value investing which focuses on buying stocks at a much higher discount to intrinsic value […]

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How to Evaluate Inventory on Balance Sheet?

In the past two decades, we have seen countless companies which turned from zero to over billion rupees in market value with very […]

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Monte Carlo Simulation -How can it help investors?

We face an element of risk in almost every decision we make which often leaves us feeling uncertain and ambiguous. Although we have […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Debt Mutual Funds

Debt investment- this topic has been into a lot of contest since people started investing in the financial world, especially when people compare […]

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Three Words That Matters: Margin of Safety

When I worked as a Trainee at Tata Motors, I got to know about the term payload. In easy words, it is simply […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Get Health Insurance

When people are in the best of their physical health, the obvious question among them is why should they invest in health insurance? […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Walter Schloss Investing

When you think of investing, the first name that comes to your mind is Warren Buffet- and with good reason. Buffet has a […]

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The Stock Market Cycle: 4 Stages That Every Trader Should Know!

From the changing seasons to the different stages of our lives, cycles exist all around us. These cycles are often influenced by numerous […]

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A quick guide to Public Provident Fund (PPF)

In the last few years, Mutual Fund investing has gained immense popularity among the people in India. All thanks to AMFI and their […]

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What is the difference between Face Value, Market Value & Book Value?

Recently when I was navigating my Quora profile, I got an answer request for the question what is the difference between face value […]

Rupee Depreciation: Is it a cause of concern?

Rupee depreciation and its impact on the economy, market and people have been in a lot of debate lately. Last year, the exchange […]

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ULIP vs Mutual Fund -Which one should you opt for?

ULIP or Unit Linked Insurance Plan is a financial instrument which is a fusion of insurance and investment. Therefore, if you are a […]

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How do oil prices affect the stock market?

Crude oil is considered to be one of the most important commodities in the global economy. It is versatile in its uses and […]

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How to find the last 10 year financial statements of Indian Companies?

Reading the financial statements of a company is a key part of fundamental analysis which no investor should ignore. Here, the investors need […]

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6 things you should NOT do when the stock market is Volatile!

Investing in the stock market is known to provide some of the highest long-term returns and can earn investors a profit in manifolds […]

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How to invest in Direct Mutual Funds?

You must have heard of the slogan “Mutual Funds Sahi Hai”. AMFI or Association of Mutual Funds in India has started the campaign […]

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Is Stock Market Investing a Zero-Sum Game?

One of the most debated questions regarding stock market is that- Is stock market investing a zero-sum game? If someone makes money in […]

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How Does The Stock Market Affect The Economy?

A stock is a type of security that represents an individual’s ownership in a company and a stock market is a place where […]

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Growth vs Dividend Mutual Funds: Which one is better?

The Equity Mutual Fund comes in various forms. You can either invest your savings in a Small-Cap Fund or a Mid-Cap Fund. In […]

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Why do Stock Markets Exist? And Why is it So Important?

A stock market is a public market where people can buy and sell shares on the stock exchange. The stocks, also known as […]

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Why You Need to Know The Rule of 15*15*15?

When the newbies enter the world of investing, one of the biggest questions that they may face is ‘how much’ and ‘how long’ […]

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What is an Equity Fund? Basics, Performance, Taxation & More!

“Mutual funds were created to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn’t have to be burdened with picking individual stocks.” – Scott Cook An equity […]

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Indian Stock Market Holidays 2019

The Indian stock market holidays 2019 has been announced by the stock exchanges. There’s going to be 15 holidays throughout the year (apart […]

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The Biggest Investing Mistake that 90% Beginners Make!

Suppose you bought two stocks- Stock A and Stock B. The buying price of both these stocks is the same, i.e. Rs 100. […]

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An Essential Guide to Tax Saving Mutual Funds – ELSS

Whenever you research how to save taxes in India, you can easily find the experts mentioning to invest in tax saving mutual funds […]

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Top 20 Wealth Creator (& Destroyer) Stocks of 2018

The calendar year 2018 was full of ups and downs for the Indian stock market investors. While Sensex made its all-time high in […]

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The Real Truth About Goal-Based Investing!

Goal-based investing, also known as Target based investing or Goal-driven investing has been into a lot of buzzes lately. The name itself defines […]

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3 Financial Signals That A Company May Be Declining.

Do you know that out of the 30 companies in the constituents of Sensex in 1992, only seven are still the part of […]

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What You Need To Know About Intangible Assets!

Evaluating the intangible assets of a company is a crucial part of the fundamental analysis, especially in a generation with a lot of […]

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What is Top Down and Bottom Up approach in stock investing?

While performing the fundamental analysis of companies, two of the most common strategies to research stocks that are used by investors are top […]

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SWOT Analysis for Stocks: A Simple Yet Effective Study Tool.

SWOT Analysis for stocks is one of the most widely used tools for performing the ‘qualitative’ study of the company. It helps to […]

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Investing Psychology: Winner’s Curse

Investing Psychology- Winner’s Curse : Have you ever had a chance to participate or witness an auction? If yes, then you would relate […]

Dupont Analysis - A powerful tool to analyze companies

Dupont Analysis: A powerful tool to analyze companies.

How to incorporate the Dupont analysis while researching stocks? As investors in the stock markets, it is important to find high-quality along with […]

10 Best Blue Chip Companies in India that You Should Know

10 Best Blue Chip Companies in India that You Should Know.

“… but blue chip companies are boring. It’s better to invest in growth stocks with huge upside potentials.”, Gaurav argued energetically. “Yes, blue […]

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Break all the rules and conquer FIRE- Financial Independence and Early Retirement!

Financial independence and early retirement? Sounds cool, right? Over the past few weeks, I have been going through the blogs of a lot […]

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Why Should You Invest in the Stock Market in Your 20s?

Why should you invest in the Stock Market in your 20s? For the people who are in their 20s- stock market investing might […]

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How to value stocks using DCF Analysis?

Share market is a place where one can sell you a one-liter packet of milk for Rs 1,000 and if you might be […]

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How to Find Intrinsic Value of Stocks Using Graham Formula?

How to find intrinsic value of stocks using Graham formula? Valuation is one of the most important aspects while investigating any stock for […]

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3 Simple Tricks to Stock Research in India for Beginners.

3 simple tricks to stock research in India for beginners: Hi Investors. It’s been a while since I have written a blog post. […]

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Investing in Bad News: Is it Worth Being Contrarian?

Investing in Bad News: Is it Worth Being Contrarian? “To succeed as a contrarian you must recognize what the crowd believes, have concrete […]

How to Invest in Share Market? A complete Beginner’s guide

How to Invest in Share Market? A Beginner’s Guide

Hi Investors. Today we are going to discuss one of the most basic topics for a beginner- How to invest in share market? […]

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5 Common Behavioral Biases That Every Investor Should Know.

5 Common Behavioral Biases That Every Investor Should Know. Ever heard of Tech gender problem? It is a situation where the employer favors male […]

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5 Signs That You are Gambling in Stocks.

“An investment operation is one which, upon thorough analysis promises safety of principal and an adequate return. Operations not meeting these requirements are […]

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Choose the Right Option.

Can you build a long-term portfolio successfully with the help of short-term trading plans? Are you hedging it right? Everyone knows that India, […]

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A Complete List of Stock Exchanges in India.

Most of the Indian investing population have heard of only two stock exchanges in India- Bombay stock exchange (BSE) and National stock exchange […]

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What is Buyer’s Remorse? And how to deal with it?

What is Buyer’s Remorse? And how to deal with it? Have you ever bought a new pair of shoes that you’ve been planning to […]

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How Do Mutual Funds Make Money?

How Do Mutual Funds Make Money? Ever seen the “Mutual Funds Sahi Hai!” ads? Have no idea what we are talking about? Check […]

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Buy when there’s blood in the streets, even if the blood is your own.

Baron Rothschild, a British banker and politician from the wealthy international Rothschild family, once said that the best time to buy is “when […]

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What Drives Stock Returns? (Divergence Analysis)

What Drives Stock Returns? (Divergence Analysis) Two friends- Rajesh and Suresh, were returning home after a long and tiring day at work. Rajesh, […]

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What is Internal Rate of Return (IRR)? And How Does it Works?

What is the Internal Rate of Return (IRR)? And How Does it Works? Hi readers. A lot has been covered in our blog since […]

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Becoming Warren Buffett – 2017 HBO Documentary [Video]

Becoming Warren Buffett – 2017 HBO Documentary [Video] Warren Buffett, also known as the ‘Oracle of Omaha’ is a popular name in the […]

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The Beginners Guide to Select Right Mutual Funds in 7 Easy Steps.

The Beginners Guide to Select Right Mutual Funds in 7 Easy Steps. “But I don’t know anything regarding mutual funds…I’m interested to invest […]

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Credit Score – Everything You Need to Know!

Hello readers. Many a time, you might have heard that you should keep a high credit score. You should not default that EMI or […]

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What are FANG stocks? And why are they so popular?

Originally coined by Jim Cramer of MSNBC, ‘FANG’ is a group of high performing technology stocks that includes Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google […]

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How to Measure Your Investment Performance? The Right Way.

How to measure your investment performance? -The Right Way Hello Readers. Honestly, we at Trade Brains love cricket!. We also happen to love following […]

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What is the Law of Small Numbers? Meaning, Examples & More.

What is the Law of Small Numbers? Meaning, Examples & More: Often we don’t realize but the game of investment can be closely […]

What is Pledging of Shares

What is Pledging of Shares? And Why it can be Dangerous?

Hi Investors. The pledging of shares is one of the many important factors to check before investing- which many investors overlook. A high […]

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Does Investing take too long to build wealth?

Does Investing take too long to build wealth? “… Even Warren Buffett build most of his fortune after an age of 50. Admit it, […]

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A Quick Guide to Robo Advisors in India.

In the last few years, the financial market has noticed a strong rise in the robo advisors in India.  As a matter of […]

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What is Free Cash Flow (FCF)? Explained in Just 1,000 Words.

Hi Investors. One of the most popular topics in company valuation is the Free cash flow. If you are involved in the fundamental […]

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How to Check if a Moat Exist? (Moat Analysis Framework)

It is quite strange that a medieval defense strategy employed in the fortifications of forts in England has come to occupy such a […]

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Why Do Companies Like MRF Don’t Split the Stock?

Why do companies like MRF don’t split the stock? Hi Investors. Have you recently checked the market price of MRF Share? It’s hovering […]

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A Complete Guide on Enterprise Value and Equity Value.

Enterprise Value and Equity Value are two terms that have confused investors and sometimes professionals alike through the years. In this post, I […]

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3 Simple Steps to Save for Your Retirement.

3 Simple Steps to Save for Your Retirement: What you earn, i.e. your income is centered, mostly, when it comes to “how much […]

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What is Inflation and Why you should care?

What is Inflation and Why you should care? Our grandparents would like to reminisce about the days when they used to buy movie […]

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How to use Treasury Stock Method to Calculate Diluted Shares?

How to use the Treasury Stock Method to Calculate Diluted Shares? Hi Investors. We earlier published an article detailing how dilution affects our ownership […]

Is it the Right Time to Invest in Indian Share Market

Is it the Right Time to Invest in Indian Share Market?

Is it the right time to invest in Indian share market? Yesterday, Sensex and nifty made its fresh lifetime highs. The Nifty managed […]

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Book Review: Margin of Safety by Seth Klarman

Hi Investors. In this post, we are going to discuss the book review of Margin of safety by Seth Klarman (Originally published in […]

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4 Common Types of Stocks That You should Avoid Investing In

4 Common Types of Stocks That You should Avoid Investing In: “The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really […]

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An Introduction to Business Models: Arbitrage and Retail.

Understanding business models – Arbitrage and retail: Hi Investors. In this post, we will be discussing an arbitrage and how it is exploited […]

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How Dilution Affects the Company’s Valuation?

Dilution of a company’s shares is a common scenario in the equity market. However, there is multiple effects on the valuation of the […]

14 Most Frequently Asked Stock Investing Questions by Beginners

14 Most Frequently Asked Stock Investing Questions by Beginners.

14 Most Frequently Asked Stock Investing Questions by Beginners:  Hi there. Today is the day 30 of my ‘30 days, 30 posts’ challenge, […]

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What is Gambler’s Fallacy? [Investing Psychology]

What is Gambler’s Fallacy? Investing Psychology: Statistics is always surrounded by two kinds of events – dependent and independent events. While the dependent […]

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Bunty and Babli: A financial story of how Bunty lost Rs 1,29,94,044!

Once upon a time, there lived two best friends- Bunty and Babli. Both were born in the same year, the same city, attended […]

11 Most Frequently Used Trading Animals in the Share Market

11 Most Frequently Used Trading Animals in the Share Market.

11 Most Frequently Used Trading Animals in the Share Market [Bull, Bear, Wolves & More]: Have you heard/watched the movie ‘The Wolf of […]

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[Case Study] Pidilite Industries: A No-Brainer Stock

[Case Study] Pidilite Industries: A No-brainer stock General Disclaimer: The stock discussed here is not a recommendation or advisory. This is a quick […]

7 Best Value Investing Books That You Cannot Afford to Miss

7 Best Value Investing Books That You Cannot Afford to Miss.

7 Best Value Investing Books That You Cannot Afford to Miss: Hi there. Welcome to the day 24 of my ‘30 days, 30 […]

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Invest Rs 5,000 in a Month Challenge.

Invest Rs 5,000 in a month challenge Hi. This is the 1st day of August 2018. And today, I have decided to challenge […]

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11 Key Difference Between Stock and Mutual Fund Investing

11 Key Difference Between Stock and Mutual Fund Investing: Hi. Welcome to the day 22 of my ‘30 days, 30 posts’ challenge, where […]

Should You Invest in The Stock Market if You Do Not Have Big Money?

Should You Invest in The Stock Market if You Do Not Have Big Money?

Should You Invest in the stock market if You do not have big money? This is a general question which stops many people […]

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Case Study: Tata Motors Vs Maruti Suzuki

Case Study: Tata Motors Vs Maruti Suzuki Hi there. Welcome to the day 20 of my ’30 days 30 post’ challenge, where I […]

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Mutual Fund Taxation – How Mutual Fund Returns Are Taxed in India?

Mutual Fund Taxation – How mutual fund returns are taxed? Hi. Welcome to the day 19 of my ’30 days, 30 posts’ challenge, […]

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Is Mr. Market Ripping you off?

Hi there. Welcome to the day 18 of my ’30 Days, 30 Posts’ challenge- where I’m writing one post daily for the 30 […]

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Is a decrease in the Promoter’s share a bad sign for the investors?

Is a decrease in the Promoter’s share a bad sign for the investors? One of the biggest corporate scams in the Indian stock […]

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23 Must-Know Mutual fund Terms for Investors.

23 Must-know mutual fund terms for investors: Investing in mutual funds can be a good alternative for the people who are interested to […]

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What to do when the market goes up?

What to do when the market goes up? Yesterday, Sensex ended at a record closing high. It went up 222.23 points or 0.61% […]

How to Open Demat and Trading Account at 5Paisa?

How to Open Demat and Trading Account at 5Paisa? Last week, I received four different emails from Trade Brains’ subscribers asking about 5Paisa […]

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33+ Best Stock Market Memes That Will Make Your Day.

33+ Best Stock Market Memes That Will Make Your Day: Most people do not enjoy the stock market. The imagery that Dalal Street […]

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How to stay updated with the latest financial news, effortlessly?

How to stay updated with the latest financial news, effortlessly? Stock market investing is a dynamic activity. Here, things change fast and that […]

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The Essential Guide to Index Fund Investing in India.

The Essential Guide to Index fund investing in India: Hi. Welcome to the day 11 of my ’30 days, 30 posts’ challenge- where […]

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How to Find Stock Research Reports of Indian Companies? [For FREE]

Are you looking for the best sites for the stock research reports of Indian companies to analyze? Then you’ve landed the right place. […]

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5 Ultimate Sectors for Long-term Investment in India.

5 Ultimate Sectors for Long-term Investment in India: When you are investing in stocks for the long-term, the first critical factor to check […]

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3 Simple Habits To Overcome Poverty and Become Rich.

“You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you […]

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3 Easy Ways to Invest in Foreign Stocks From India.

3 Easy ways to invest in foreign stocks from India: Hi there. Welcome to the day 7 of my ’30 days, 30 posts’ […]

Is it Okay to Open Multiple Demat Accounts in India

Is it Okay to Open Multiple Demat Accounts in India?

Is it okay to open multiple demat accounts in India? Hi. Welcome to the day 6 on my ’30 days, 30 posts’ challenge, […]

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NSE Certification Examination – The Definite Guide

NSE Certification Examination – The Definite Guide Recently, I received a number of emails with the same question -“Bro, how to get certified […]

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A complete guide on Value investing in India.

A complete guide on Value investing in India. “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” -Warren Buffett There are many […]

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Should you Quit Your Job to Trade Stocks?

Should you Quit Your Job to Trade Stocks? One of the most frequently asked questions that I receive in the emails is – […]

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3 Best Sites to Learn Virtual Stock Trading in India (Without Risking Your Money)

3 Best Sites to Learn Virtual Stock Trading in India (Without Risking Your Money): Hi there. Welcome to day 2 of my ’30 […]

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30 days, 30 Posts Challenge -Let the learning begin.

Hi,  This is Kritesh. I hope you are doing well. I’m writing this short post to announce that I’ll be doing a ’30 […]

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A Random Study: Family vs Professionally Managed businesses in India.

A Random Study: Family vs Professionally Managed businesses in India– “I look for integrity, energy, and intelligence in management.” – Warren Buffett One […]

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7 Ugly Truth About Stock Market That You Should Know

The stock market looks like a golden place to build wealth. There are a number of popular stories of the ace investors in […]

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Do beginners really need a mentor to learn to invest successfully?

Do beginners really need a mentor to learn to invest successfully? We all know the story of Warren Buffett!! How he attended Columbia University […]

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Should You Use Credit Card? Mystery Explained.

Should You Use Credit Card? – Pros and Cons of Using Credit Cards: The credit card also bears the name of “debtless debt” […]

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Why building a great stock portfolio is a marathon not a sprint?

Building a great stock portfolio is the key to build wealth over time. However, the trouble is that the process of creating excellent […]

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The First Golden Rule of Investing -Avoid Herd Mentality.

Herd mentality is a very common investing psychology seen in most investments done by the people. Here, a majority of past investment done […]

9 Simple Yet Powerful Rules of Successful Investing

9 Simple Yet Powerful Rules of Successful Investing.

9 Simple Yet Powerful Rules of Successful investing: Most people who are new to the stock market believes that there is some hidden […]

No-Nonsense way to use PE Ratio

No-Nonsense way to use PE Ratio.

PE Ratio is one of the most widely used fundamental ratios for evaluating the stocks. From Benjamin Graham’s time to the current world, […]

Is it a good strategy to buy one stock of Infosys, HUL & HDFC Bank per month

Is it a Good Strategy to Buy One Stock of Infosys, HUL & HDFC Bank Per Month?

Is it a good strategy to buy one stock of Infosys, HUL & HDFC Bank per month? Many times it becomes difficult to […]

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17 Companies With Low PEG Ratio in Indian Stock Market.

PEG Ratio in Indian stock market can be a handy indicator to find undervalued stocks with good future growth potential. It is a better […]

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What is The Right Amount to Invest?

Whenever you ask any financial expert/advisor that what’s the right amount to invest, they will divert the question back to you saying it […]

Best Indian Stock Market Blogs to Follow

7 Best Indian Stock Market Blogs to Follow.

7 Best Indian Stock Market Blogs to Follow: If you are looking for few best Indian stock market blogs to follow, then you […]

Get Rid of- Confirmation Bias For Good

Confirmation Bias – Get Rid of it for Good!

Confirmation Bias – Get Rid of it for Good! “People only listen what they like to listen” is a generic statement which has […]

What is an Economic MOAT and why it’s Worth Investigating

What is an Economic MOAT and Why it’s Worth Investigating?

What is an Economic MOAT and why it’s Worth Investigating? During the time of the Kings and Queens, the huge walls of the […]

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What is Stop Loss? And How it actually works?

What is Stop Loss? And How it actually works? When most of the traders are busy deciding the entry and exit price of […]

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Case Study: How 100 shares of WIPRO grew to be over Rs 3.28 crores in 27 years?

Case Study: How investment in 100 shares of WIPRO grew to be over Rs 3.28 crores in 27 years? Indian stock market is […]

How to Earn Rs 13,08,672 From Just One Stock

How to Earn Rs 13,08,672 From Just One Stock?

How to Earn Rs 13,08,672 From Just One Stock? Have you ever considered getting a deposit of Rs 13,08,672 per year in your bank account […]

Loss Aversion- How it can ruin your investments

Loss Aversion- How it Can Ruin Your Investments?

Loss Aversion: If I ask you to play a coin toss game with me where you’ll get Rs 1,000 if you win, however, […]

Why Do You Need to Start Creating Your Stock Watchlist Today

Why Do You Need to Start Creating Your Stock Watchlist Today?

Why do you need to start creating your stock watchlist today? Have you ever been to a supermarket without any shopping list of […]

Why Do Shares Fall on Good News

Why Do Shares Fall on Good News?

Why do shares fall on good news? On 23 April 2018, HDFC bank announced its Q4 results for the year 2017-18. The net […]

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What is Nifty and Sensex? Stock Market Basics (For Beginners)

What is Nifty and Sensex? Stock market basics for beginners: Have you ever heard of the Dalal street or the D-Street? Dalal Street, […]

Dividend Discount Model (DDM)

Stock Valuation: Dividend Discount Model (DDM)

Stock Valuation: Dividend Discount Model (DDM) When you are investing for the long-term, it can be sensibly concluded that the only cash flow […]

What is the Law of Large Numbers

What is the Law of Large Numbers?

The law of large numbers is one of the most ‘ignored’ law in the financial world. Although everyone understands it, however, most big […]

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Valuation Basics: What is the Time Value of Money (TVM)?

The Time value of money (TVM) is one of the most basic concepts of finance. The underlying principle of the time value of […]

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Efficient Market Hypothesis -The Only Theory That You Need to Read Today.

Efficient Market Hypothesis -The only theory that you need to read today: Have you ever wondered why most of the investors and fund […]

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5 Things You Should Know Before Getting Your First Credit Card.

5 Things You Should Know Before Getting Your First Credit Card: Contrary to popular beliefs, the credit cards are not to be mistaken […]

Porter’s five forces of competitive analysis

Porter’s Five Forces of Competitive Analysis – What You Need to Learn?

The Porter’s five forces of competitive analysis is a simple yet powerful tool to identify the profitability of a business and to understand […]

An Income Tax Basics Guide for Beginners

An Income Tax Basics Guide for Beginners -Understand TDS, Section 80C & More.

An Income Tax Basics Guide for Beginners -Understand TDS, Section 80C & More: Often people cry out for Income Tax deductions but a […]

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31 Hand-Picked Best Quotes on Investing: Buffett, Munger, Graham & More.

31 Hand-Picked Best Quotes on Investing: Buffett, Munger, Graham & More: Over the years, there are many successful investors who have shared their […]

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NEW Discussion Forum Launched – How to Leverage it to Learn Investing?

Greetings!! An exciting news for all of you.  Our brand new ‘Discussion forum’ is now live at https://forum.tradebrains.in. It’s open to all and anyone […]

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Money Control App – Best hacks for Beginners

Best Money Control App Hacks For Beginners: Money control is one of the best apps for stock research. However, if you are new […]

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How to Meet Your Investment Objectives with Income Funds?

Mutual Funds is not only an investment or a onetime business, it goes on and gets managed professionally on a large scale. And […]

How to Invest Your First Rs 1,000 in The Stock Market

How to Invest Your First Rs 1,000 in The Stock Market?

Learning how to invest your first Rs 1,000 in the stock market is a significant step towards starting your financial journey and future […]

How to Pick a Mutual Fund?

How to Pick a Mutual Fund? A Beginner’s Guide.

How to Pick a Mutual Fund? Are you a financial newbie and just learning to pick things piece by piece? Don’t worry; you […]

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#9 Things I Wish I had Avoided During my Initial Days in Stock Market.

#9 Things I Wish I had Avoided During my Initial Days in Stock Market: It’s not too long since I started investing, just […]

What Would You Rather Have: Rs 10 Lakhs Right Now or 1 Paise Doubled Every Day For 31 Days?

A few days ago, I was having a conversation with my brother regarding the power of compounding. He’s an assistant manager at Bank […]

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How to Measure Risks in Mutual Funds?

How to Measure Risks in Mutual Funds? Before you jump start your monthly-SIP or lump-sum equity plan, let’s get this clear that these […]

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Life Expectancy: The Most Important Variable in Retirement Planning

Life Expectancy is a crucial variable to monitor when calculating the needs for a retirement fund. The age which you are expecting to […]

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How ‘Not’ to Kill The Goose That Lays the Golden Eggs?

There’s a famous story from Panchtantra (a children book) called- The goose that lays the golden eggs. I am sure that you might have […]

3 Steps to Turn Your Investment Goals into Reality

Steps to Turn Your Investment Goals into Reality: One of the most important things to do before you start investing is defining your […]

Top 4 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Bitcoin

Top 4 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Bitcoin

Top 4 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Bitcoin: Fast and extra cash is something that each and every one of us […]

Why Warren Buffet Suggests- ‘Price Is What You Pay, Value Is What You Get’?

Why Warren Buffet Suggests- ‘Price Is What You Pay, Value Is What You Get’?

Why Warren Buffet Suggests- ‘Price is what you pay, value is what you get’? In the 2008 letter to the Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholders, […]

What are Multi-Bagger Stocks

What are Multi-Bagger Stocks? And How to Find Them?

What are Multi-Bagger Stocks? And How to Find Them? This may be one of the most awaited posts that I’ve ever written. Since […]

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11 Must-Know Catalysts That Can Move The Share Price.

11 Catalysts that can move the share price: While investing in the stock market, a number of times you may find that a […]

Why It’s Absolutely Okay To Not Have An Advisor

Why It’s Absolutely Okay To Not Have An Advisor?

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