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Hello Every One. Working in investments, dealing with the proprietary portfolio. I (on a personal level) invest in the market and seek to fetch returns that will compensate the risk for investing in stocks. {Do you recall, capital asset pricing model (CAPM)??} I don’t have any ambitious... More
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  • Card Processors Good bet for Long Term? - Visa (V) and MasterCard (MA)
    Should you buy Card Processing Co.'s now??

    I am talking in context of “Visa (NYSE:V) and MasterCard (NYSE:MA),whose shares dropped sharply on Tuesday, as a proposed law to curb debit card fees could cut into transaction volumes.

    Read the entire article on

    Happy Investing !!!

    Disclosure: No Position
    Tags: V, MA, AXP
    May 21 10:34 AM | Link | Comment!
  • The Emergence of the EMERGING NATIONS

    Market have corrected a lot from the recent heights on the EU debt concern. You can see the chart in a Zig-Zag pattern, for the past few days.

    But no worries, to ease your tension  i have recently concluded a study on the Emerging Markets - a long term bet. The short term volatility is a no worry for the long term period.

    As the subject goes The Emergence of the EMERGING NATIONS, one might ask "why should I beat on the Emerging Nations?"

    Read the entire analysis on the below page…

    Hope this will help you to make wise investment decisions. 

    Happy Investing!!!

    Disclosure: Long EM stocks
    May 19 2:13 PM | Link | Comment!
  • "Sell in May and Go Away" - Adage applicable to Bombay Stock Exchange
    For the past few days i have been analyzing the appropriate applicability of the adage "Sell in May and Go Away" in order to form right strategies to manage my portfolio. 

    I analyzed the returns of Kuwait Stock Exchange, but dint find any applicability (of the "saying") as the  average returns generated between May and October, though less compared to November and April, have been positive in the past 10 years (see table below). So might as well, one can remain invested during the month of May!!

    Further I explored the returns of Bombay Stock Exchange for the same period. This time the axiom fits perfectly. 

    My analysis show that an investor who invested his capital  between May and October would have lost compared to gains made between the period of November to April - in the past 10 years.  

    A close observation of the returns show that, (please refer to the chart which pertains to table showing the returns only in the month of May), in the past 10 years the index had formed a pattern jigging between gains and losses one after another.

    Starting with Year 2000, the month of May ended negatively; the following year i.e. 2001 witnessed gains and so forth. 

    So what does this pattern indicate?? Does this mean that in the current year the month of May will close in the negative territory - as the previous year has closed positively??? 

    Anyhow, i have formed my strategies to protect my capital and hope that my analysis will help you, too.

    Happy Investing !!! 

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    Disclosure: Hold stocks from the index, but dont hold any index contract
    Tags: BSE - Sensex
    May 16 3:22 PM | Link | Comment!
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