Reliance Retail as a One-Stop Shop for Investors
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Reliance Retail as a One-Stop Shop for Investors

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”  ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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Stocks and Shares: Know the difference between stock and share
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Stocks and Shares: Know the difference between stock and share

Globally, there are a lot of things in which India has always been the leader or pioneer of. Whether it's a list of richest personalities, doctors, engineers, scientists, top position holders of MNCs, movie celebrities, or YouTubers, Indians can be seen on the top. 

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Vodafone Vs India: Vodafone wins Arbitration Case Against India
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Vodafone Vs India: Vodafone wins Arbitration Case Against India

Some People describe life as a battleground - Everyone needs to fight and survive in their battle. If you survive and emerge triumphant in the battle, you make history. Otherwise, you become history. In history, countless battles have been fought. And, their decisions have directed the course of our history. However, situations change with time, and since we are not living in a colonial era anymore, the battles have changed faces as well. Now, we get to see more of corporate battles.

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GMM Pfaudler OFS: Massive Promoter Selling!
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GMM Pfaudler OFS: Massive Promoter Selling!

Operating in the market, you must have come across the term Indian Subsidiaries. Do you know what subsidiary means? 

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Anchoring Bias and their effects on Investment Decisions
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Anchoring Bias and their effects on Investment Decisions

Do you know when Mahatma Gandhi was born? Let us suppose you don't have the year in your head, and your smartphone battery has just died. How would you find out? Perhaps you know that India got independence in 1947 and that he was assassinated in the next year in 1948. And in all the pictures you have ever seen of him from that time, he looked pretty old. So let's assume that he was around 80 when he died—making 1888 our year of estimate when he was born. 

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Re-branding of Indian telecom giants Vodafone and Idea as VI
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Re-branding of Indian telecom giants Vodafone and Idea as VI

Imagine a day without the internet, no Netflix, no Instagram, no Google Maps, no browsing, and no real-time updates of what's happening around the world. But why would you imagine that? After all, we are living in the 21st century, where life without the internet seems like a myth.

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Master Class 17: What is the Intrinsic Value of Share and how to calculate it?
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Master Class 17: What is the Intrinsic Value of Share and how to calculate it?

A grand beach view apartment is yours, and you wish to show it to your friends and relatives. From the many opinions and thoughts, one comment you would receive will be, "I think you paid more than its actual price." From vegetables to big capital assets, we expect to get everything at a fair price. Sometimes lesser than the fair price. And the share market is not free from such expectations. 

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Master Class 12: Understanding Quick Ratio & Interest Coverage Ratio
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Master Class 12: Understanding Quick Ratio & Interest Coverage Ratio

Identification of companies with good investment opportunities is something that every investor should know how to do. Similarly, it is equally important to identify companies that do not have good stocks, companies that might be on the verge of bankruptcy, or companies that are unable to bear their own financial burden. The stocks of such companies are doomed to fail, and thus, investment here can prove to be a very bad decision and can lead to the loss of the investor's valuable money.

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Master Class 11: Price to Growth (PEG) Ratio
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Master Class 11: Price to Growth (PEG) Ratio

One of the most important steps in evaluating a company's financial health and position is its valuation. Basically, the valuation of anything is an estimation of its worth. 

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Master Class 10: Return on Capital Employed and Return on Equity - ROCE Vs ROE
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Master Class 10: Return on Capital Employed and Return on Equity - ROCE Vs ROE

Staring at the financial statement for hours will not help you pick the best stocks. In fact, it is like looking at a 1000 page literature book without making an attempt to understand it. You need to start reading it in both cases. Just like alphabets, ratios aid you in your process of understanding financial health, risk, growth, and various other important metrics pertaining to the company. So if you are keen on picking up the right stocks, then the usage of ratio analysis becomes pivotal. 

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Ratio Analysis: Guide to Efficiency Ratios Analysis
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Ratio Analysis: Guide to Efficiency Ratios Analysis

Stock investing involves a careful analysis of the companies and their financial data to arrive at their true worth. One can examine the company’s Quarterly and Annual accounts to determine how productively they are managing its assets and liabilities to maximize profits. However, this can be cumbersome and will not determine the efficiency levels of the business. An easier way to find out about a company's performance is to look at its financial ratios. Though this is not a foolproof method, it is a good way to run a fast check on a company's health. Read the guide on Ratio analysis

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ITC to acquire spice maker Sunrise Foods.
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ITC to acquire spice maker Sunrise Foods.

When we observe corporate stalwarts or ‘giants’, we see that they are never satisfied. They are always looking for more. If they have acquired a decent market share, they look for diversification of their offerings. If they have successfully diversified, they look for integrations (forward and backward). And, this keeps going on. The Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry is slightly more dynamic in this case. And hence, FMCG giants are always on the move.

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What is going on with Motherson Sumi?
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What is going on with Motherson Sumi?

Problems aren’t just problems, instead, they are just a bunch of new opportunities. There is yet another guy who is a living testimony to this. Vivek Chand Sehgal saw an opportunity in every problem and dared to follow it. Now his business empire stands tall in the corporate sector churning an annual profit of nearly 14,000 Crore. Motherson Company started its operation in 1975. Its major business was to manufacture automotive cables which are used in cars. Now, the Motherson Company produces various automotive parts such as car mirrors, metal components for cars and other spare parts used in the manufacture of automobiles. It branched out to more than 25 countries and works in close association with major car companies like BMW, Volkswagen, Maruti Suzuki and so on. 

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Wealth Management V/s Portfolio Management
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Wealth Management V/s Portfolio Management

Wealth management, portfolio management, consulting and advisory services are a few words that we tend to use interchangeably without realizing the difference underlying among them. Especially, when you are about to fetch the service of one among them, you must be well aware of what these terms mean and then choose accordingly. Selecting the wrong service for the problem is like taking the incorrect medicine and hoping to get cured. 

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Share Buyback: Know about benefits, method & Purpose of Buyback
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Share Buyback: Know about benefits, method & Purpose of Buyback

A repurchase, also known as a share buyback, occurs when a company buys its outstanding shares to reduce the number of shares available on the open market. Companies repurchase shares for a variety of reasons, such as increasing the value of the remaining shares available, reducing the offering or preventing other shareholders from participating in the control.

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Wealth Management -An Holistic Financial Planning
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Wealth Management -An Holistic Financial Planning

From the game of monopoly to people in real life, we have seen that once a person gets rich, he tends to get richer. Once they can obtain some wealth, they can amass more by putting already accumulated wealth to work. Though these rich people must be ace in their fields, they might be well-read, yet investing and maintaining wealth is not everyone’s cup of tea. For instance, a person might be a great entrepreneur but not all entrepreneurs are great finance analysts or investors or possess the best knowledge of tax saving. Here is where wealth management comes into play. This piece is about wealth management and likewise importance this field is gaining.

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How Stocks are Included in an Index?
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How Stocks are Included in an Index?

Every day we come across the news stating that Sensex rose by 200 points, or Nifty fell by 100 points. All such news denotes just one thing- the performance of the market. If Sensex or Nifty rises, the market has performed better than yesterday; or if it falls, it has performed poorer than yesterday.

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How to Identify Quality Stocks in a Market Crash
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How to Identify Quality Stocks in a Market Crash

The stock market witnessed one of its biggest falls ever and the carnage is not yet over. Volatility is the name of the game right now and investors should brace themselves for the worse. In times of such uncertainty, an investor has two options; either to panic sell good stocks or stay calm and look at this crash as an opportunity to invest in more quality stocks. However, given the situation all the stocks in market is falling, making it difficult for the investors to differentiate quality stocks from fundamentally weak stock. 

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