Ketan parekh scam: All that you must know
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Ketan parekh scam: All that you must know

The share market has been a is a wish-granting factory to many. For others, it is nothing more than just a terrible nightmare. Warren Buffet became the world’s third-richest person just by investing in share markets. But one cannot forget the stories where investors went bankrupt overnight. Share market is more than just a game of simple luck. But there are also times where people go beyond the rules and regulations to manipulate the market and pocket crores. SEBI, which is the watchdog of the share market, is keenly following the activities of the market in order to protect the investor’s interest. Despite that frauds and scams have become inevitable. 

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Unfolding the Harshad Mehta Scam
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Unfolding the Harshad Mehta Scam

Gaurav was a self-made man. His rags to riches story made him an influential person. Using his good reputation, he started taking loans from his friends using made up collateral and gambled it.

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Demat Account Benefits: Why should you have Demat Account
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Demat Account Benefits: Why should you have Demat Account

As a kid, I always used to wonder how the buying and selling of shares takes place, and how was it possible for the stock exchange to do so. When I asked my father about it, he told me about something called a demat account. and demat account benefits. Let’s have a look at what Demat account is all about.

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IPO allotment Process: Know all about Allotment of Shares
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IPO allotment Process: Know all about Allotment of Shares

Companies are mostly like a complicated system. They require fuel for their operation and maintenance. They can acquire this fuel by issuing IPOs (Initial Public Offering) or by listing on the Stock Exchange.

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IPO Application Process: How to Invest in IPO?
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IPO Application Process: How to Invest in IPO?

Before discussing about various details of an IPO, it is important we cover some basics. These basics are prominent for learning about IPO.

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Is this the right time to invest in Small and Mid-Caps?
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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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Why is long term investment important?
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Why is long term investment important?

How long can you focus on something? It was a revelation when a study in 2018 stated that an average human has an attention span of just 8 seconds. If it seems to you that these attention spans do not matter, then you're wrong because it has significant implications on your daily activities and decision making.

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What is the importance of Interest Coverage Ratio?
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What is the importance of Interest Coverage Ratio?

A layman can end up losing his hard earned money if he doesn’t take his investment decision wisely and picks a stock randomly just by looking at its numbers flashing on the real time stock screen.

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Difference between DVR and Ordinary Share
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Difference between DVR and Ordinary Share

For understanding the distinction between ordinary share and differential voting share, we've to understand initial perceive of each term: Ordinary shares- These shares represent ownership capital. If you own an ordinary share, you'll vote at Annual General Meetings (AGMs). Shareholders get one vote per share. Ordinary shareholders receive dividends as their share of profits for contributing capital to the business. The payment of dividend to an ordinary shareholder is decided by the company. The dividends on ordinary shares fluctuate year to year, in contrast to those of preference shares. Differential voting rights (DVR) SHARES- In Equity investments, most folks involved concerning returns solely. This can be the consideration why company gives retail investor an opportunity to earn extra dividend by sacrificing voting rights. It helps the promoter retain higher decision making power by holding shares with superior voting rights or issue shares with lower or tractional voting rights to different investors.

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Investing in turnaround stocks
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Investing in turnaround stocks

Every business, whether it is big or small, follows a business cycle consisting of growth, maturity, and decline phases. The company in the growth phase performs well, which makes it stock prices higher, whereas the company in decline phase always have stocks dipping down in price. So, when a company reaches the decline phase, then, there are just two chances- either it will become bankrupt or it will turnaround itself and bounce back. The turnaround shares refer to those companies which are underperforming currently but are expected to rebound. Smart analysis of such stocks that are near the bottom can fetch ample gains to investors if they bounce. Such stocks are usually not preferred by the stock market for some reason or the other.

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What are bonus share?
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What are bonus share?

Bonus shares are the company’s accumulated earnings which are converted into free/additional shares that are passed on to the current shareholders by the stake held by each of them without charging any additional cost. 

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What is a dividend?
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What is a dividend?

A dividend is a share of profits paid to the shareholders and which is earned by a company. The dividend usually refers to the distribution of profits earned by the company. When a company earns profits at the end of the year, then it reinvests a certain portion of it into business to grow it further, which is called as ‘retained earnings.’ The remaining portion is distributed to the shareholders as dividends. 

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4 tips to overcome the fear of investing in the stock market
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4 tips to overcome the fear of investing in the stock market

If you are risk averse to money, then probably you would never have tried investing in stocks. Of course, most people like you refrain from investing in stocks because of the fear of losing money. To those who know nothing about stock investment, stock investment looks confusing and scary.

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Are you an investor, speculator or a gambler?
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Are you an investor, speculator or a gambler?

Warren Buffett rightly states, “Only when you combine sound intellect with emotional discipline do you get rational behavior.” In today’s scenario of economic uncertainty and market volatility, it’s imperative to understand the emotions that drive an investor’s decisions. Is it greed, fear, optimism, or something else? Each one of them responds differently to the stock market, which helps us to categorize them as speculators, gamblers, or investors. 

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4 Ways to Pick Multibagger Stocks
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4 Ways to Pick Multibagger Stocks

Who doesn’t like to pick stocks that gives 5X or 10X Returns? But it happens rarely in a person’s investing Journey. But what if we could find certain patterns and increase the probability of picking up a future multibaggers ? In this report, we try to find out certain patterns & strategies that might help.

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How to Choose Your broker Intelligently?
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How to Choose Your broker Intelligently?

It’s scary to start Investing, I remember the day i started with a few thousand bucks, It felt like I am about to jump of the cliff. As soon as I bought the First Stock, i couldn’t stop staring at its price ticker for the next few days, constantly praying that it doesn’t fall and hoping that it rises miraculously, neither of that happened as the stock traded sideways for the next few days.

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