5 Industries that are least affected by Recession
Investing

5 Industries that are least affected by Recession

History repeats itself. If you have been following financial news, you might have come across the apparent signs that we're heading for a recession.The reports of job losses, economic slowdown, client frauds, bank frauds and liquidity crisis are now the talk of the town...It seems we are heading towards a global recession. Despite such uncertainities, there are industries that expand and do well while the rest of the economy suffers and contracts.

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Why USFDA increases strict check on Indian Pharmaceutical Companies?
Economy

Why USFDA increases strict check on Indian Pharmaceutical Companies?

USFDA Whip Continues on Indian Pharma. It’s raining warning letters and inspection reports on Indian pharmaceuticals. Why is this a matter of concern?

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Top 10 Investment Books Every Investor Should Read
Investing

Top 10 Investment Books Every Investor Should Read

Mastering an art requires perseverance and continuous efforts. Stock investing is just another art, which holds true to this phenomenon.

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What should an investor look for in quarterly reports?
Investing

What should an investor look for in quarterly reports?

As a shareholder, do you forget holding the shares of a particular company, or are you anxious to know what is happening with the company whose shares you are holding? Well, if you belong to the second category, quarterly results are your savior.

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How ROA and ROE help in analysing corporate health?
Investing

How ROA and ROE help in analysing corporate health?

It’s a no brainer for an investor to look into the financial ratios before making investment decisions, as there are no single measures to tell the whole story, making informed investment decisions could be tricky and may rattle your grey cells.

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What is Discounted Cash Flow?
Investing

What is Discounted Cash Flow?

Imagine the scenario where you decide to invest a specific portion of your pocket money say Rs1000 into stocks. Well, how would you select the appropriate stock? Will you blindly follow the advice given by your friends and family, or would you, as an intelligent investor, do a cost-benefit analysis?

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Is this the right time to invest in Small and Mid-Caps?
Investing

Is this the right time to invest in Small and Mid-Caps?

Are you investing in the stock market? Which stocks should one start with, large and known companies (large-cap stocks) or smaller companies (small-cap stocks)?

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Everything about promoter pledging that you should know
Investing

Everything about promoter pledging that you should know

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its Financial Stability Report dated June 27, 2019, expressed its concern over the high level of promoter pledging. The report argued that a high level of promoter pledging indicates the poor financial health of a company and probably a situation that a company is unable to raise funding from other sources.

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How Important is NAV for Valuing Mutual Funds?
Investing

How Important is NAV for Valuing Mutual Funds?

Whenever you plan to buy a mutual fund plan for yourself, the term that must have definitely caught your attention would be the Net Asset Value (NAV). This article is thus an attempt to answer intriguing questions related to the entire concept of the Net Asset Value. (NAV)

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Why is it important to understand your investments?
Investing

Why is it important to understand your investments?

“Caveat Emptor” or “Buyers Beware” is the central theme that runs across the world of investing.  Every investor should have truckloads of knowledge about the investing world and where they are investing in. In this Monetary world, people want quick money.. easy money.. fast money.. And for this, they often resort to fraudulent activities, embezzlement, treachery, etc.

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5 components of P&L that influence Investor
Investing

5 components of P&L that influence Investor's Decisions

Ever wondered about what makes a person invest in one company and not in another?

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What is the Importance of Contingent Liability
Investing

What is the Importance of Contingent Liability

To answer this question, first, we have to understand what contingent liability is. A contingent liability is the potential or uncertain loss that may occur at some point as an outcome of a specific event. It is not an absolute obligation; it may or may not happen depending on how the future unfolds itself. It is recorded only if the liability amount can be estimated relatively.   According to the practice of disclosure in the conservative approach of accounting, the liability may be disclosed as a footnote in the financial statements of a company or not reported if conditions are not met. Therefore, the contingent liability has no such accounting treatment — for example, potential lawsuits, product warranties, and pending investigation. Contingent liabilities are possible obligations, which may or may not occur in the future and disclosed in the notes to the accounts. 

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What is algo trading?
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What is algo trading?

Algo trading is algorithmic or automated trading, which refers o automated trading done by a computer without any human interference. Imagine! How much science and technology have progressed that even trading can happen using computers. Algo trading is free of any human emotional or impulsive bias for buying and selling shares. Algo trading is usually used for High-frequency trading (HFT), where multiple orders are placed across varied markets by giving pre-programmed instructions. Using Algo trading, the market reach gets expanded, and the possibility of earning profit increases manyfold.

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