How To Invest In Dividend Stocks in Post Pandemic World?

After March 2020, I changed my investing approach. And to be honest, my returns ( in terms of capital appreciation) has been better. If you read other posts in my blog, you will notice I always talk abut the business being solid. And during pandemic I realized many businesses are vulnerable. They survived well because…

What is Networking Moat for a Business?

Different businesses come with different moats. Some have brands, some have patents, some have toll roads like a moat, and another type of moat is the network effect. This is still a mystery to me. But, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, etc social networking companies do have a networking moat.I will try to give you some…

Why The Strong Stock Market is Justified

On March 22, 2020, we witnessed the bottom in stock market. At least in India and USA. I do not track other markets closely enough to comment on them. While the economy in India is barely walking at best, why is the stock market running? Isn’t stock market supposed to reflect economy? While US markets…

Why Am I Bullish On ITC Ltd.?

ITC brands

The tobacco giant sells 80% of legal cigarettes in India. When compared with British Tobacco or Altria Group, they have better brands and more products of course, and they are present in more countries than ITC. Anyway, while cigarettes volumes are going down and hopefully that is a good thing for society in long term,…

How Corona Virus Will Impact Indian Economy?

Now To top priorities for this task force, one is to understand that we need to move from what I call a business-as-usual economy to a warlike economy. And the principles to run a war like economy are very different from the principles of running the business as usual economy. So obviously we have to…

What Are The Risks Of Value Investing In India?

How To Invest On Your Own

I have mentioned before that I opened my first brokerage account in 2008, right after I got my first full-time job. And I had no idea about value investing or any other sort of investing. The first stock I wanted to buy was DLF, it was around 800 rs and Unitech, which is almost nonexistent…

How To Buy Dividend Stocks In India?

How to survive on dividend income

In the year 2008, I opened my first Demat account and I purchased some stocks. How I selected my stocks? You should never select stocks like how I did. I searched on google which stocks to buy and I stumbled upon one blog. That blog suggested a few stocks. I purchased 10 of each stock….