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Risk Management for Investors

Umesh Mehta

Best Practices for Risk Management for Investors Introduction: Unpredictable and volatile moves in the market, as it goes from one crisis to another, have brought a tight focus on risk management. The shock losses many investors have suffered when bubbles burst have highlighted the need for guidance in this regard. Following are some of the… Continue reading Risk Management for Investors

Fundamental Analysis : Balance Sheet Analysis & Red Flags

Umesh Mehta

How should an Investor look at a balance Sheet for fundamental analysis? Introduction: Balance Sheet and P&L are the most objective way of looking at the financial position of a company. Anything and everything that the business does, get’s impartially reflected in the numbers and thus ability to read such numbers intelligently is the key… Continue reading Fundamental Analysis : Balance Sheet Analysis & Red Flags

Identifying Bear Markets: Chart Patterns and Bear Market Bottoms

Umesh Mehta

Bear Markets Definition A bear market is a state of market in which securities prices fall amid widespread pessimism. Security prices catch the downward spiral which to some extent is also self-sustaining. Investors and traders anticipate slowdown in the economy, contraction in GDP, heavy outflow of liquidity from the system, recession in the economy and… Continue reading Identifying Bear Markets: Chart Patterns and Bear Market Bottoms

Identifying Bull Markets : Chart Patterns and Bull Market Bottoms

Umesh Mehta

Bull Market Definition A Bull Market is a market where the prices are rising or are expected to rise. There are more buyers than sellers in this kind of market phase. Any and every good news whether big or small, shall act as a trigger for the prices to go up. Any bad news will… Continue reading Identifying Bull Markets : Chart Patterns and Bull Market Bottoms

Management Discussion and Analysis Report

Umesh Mehta

Management Discussion and Analysis Report popularly known as MD&A is the communication straight from the management to the shareholders of the company giving them insights into the present business conditions of the company and its future potential. It gives a bird’s eye view about the entire business ecosystem of the company. MDA is the window… Continue reading Management Discussion and Analysis Report

Stochastic – Fast Stochastic and Slow Stochastic

Umesh Mehta

Introduction to Stochastic Indicator The speed of market is not uniform.  At times the speed is slow or some other times it is fast. However contemporary evidence suggests that during up moves the initial movement is fast and then later the velocity slows down before the eventual down turn. This momentum or the speed of… Continue reading Stochastic – Fast Stochastic and Slow Stochastic

What are Moving Averages in Technical Analysis?

Umesh Mehta

Moving Averages Explained Moving Averages are some of the oldest technical indicators and still remain some of the most useful indicators for market analysis using the technical analysis approach. In simple terms moving average is the average price of the security at a specified point in time. A moving average tries to exhibit a trend in… Continue reading What are Moving Averages in Technical Analysis?

What are Bollinger Bands?

Umesh Mehta

Bollinger Bands Explained There are many indicators which are visually simple to understand and require least efforts to interpret them correctly. However Bollinger band is one such indicator which requires through understanding on how to use it profitably. Bollinger Band was developed by John Bollinger who worked at Financial News Network’s Chief Technical Analyst in… Continue reading What are Bollinger Bands?

What is an Annual Report and 4 things that an Investor should look for in an Annual Report?

Umesh Mehta

Annual Report Definition An Annual Report is a comprehensive and detailed report of a company’s activities throughout the preceding year. Annual Reports are made to give shareholders and other interested parties information about the company’s activities and financial performance. In simple terms, its’ the annual report card of a company. Filing Annual Reports – A Compliance Requirement Most… Continue reading What is an Annual Report and 4 things that an Investor should look for in an Annual Report?

Best Stocks to Buy in India

Umesh Mehta

List of Best Stocks to buy in India The best of stocks to buy today are those which are long term sustainable compounders and can grow and compound value over time. The best stocks to buy are those that have the following qualities: Great Return on Capital employed High growth companies A debt-free business requiring… Continue reading Best Stocks to Buy in India

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