Another week goes by and we are now in the final week of the financial year. While we all know we don’t always pick winners, we make our sincere attempt not to lose our hard-earned money. We hope the year has been as fruitful for all investors as it has been with us here at StockArchitect. Here are some of the picks from the week that just went by.
A common phenomenon that happens to all investors. Having bought a stock, how do we handle declines? Here are a few thoughts and ideas posted from the blog post that originally appeared here. While these may be talking about US stocks, the underlying philosophy applies to all investors be they in New York or London or Singapore or even in Mumbai.
- Avoid falling in love with a company or its stock. The emotional attachment will cloud your judgement and prevent you from making sound decisions in the market. The “pet stock” phenomenon occurs more often than you may think.
Another week ends and we are nearing the financial year end. We at StockArchitect hope that all of you have made a lot of money during this financial year. Our motto is to help investors take an informed decision based on the collective views of others.
Here are some picks we pulled out from the week gone by.
This article originally appeared on http://value-picks.blogspot.in/. The link to the original article is given at the end of the post.
Stock investors constantly hear the wisdom of diversification. The concept is to simply not put all of your eggs in one basket, which in turn helps mitigate risk, and generally leads to better performance or return on investment. Diversifying your hard-earned dollars does make sense, but there are different ways of diversifying, and there are different portfolio types. We look at the following portfolio types and suggest how to get started building them: aggressive, defensive, income, speculative and hybrid. It is important to understand that building a portfolio will require research and some effort. Having said that, let’s have a peek across our five portfolios to gain a better understanding of each and get you started.
During the past two weeks we highlighted some posts where investors could potentially have made money. But is that the sole purpose of StockArchitect? A resounding NO!!! We believe we offer a lot more than just that.
We also offer views of leading analysts. We have pulled some posts from the past week which inform you of what experts think. Our only purpose is to help investors make informed investment decisions. After all it is your hard earned money.
We live in this age of information overload or rather a deluge. Here are some interesting statistics of what one deals with on a daily basis:
- 90% of all the data in the world has been generated over the last two years
- Indians spend 5 hours a day consuming content in one form or other (National Book Trust)
- “Between the dawn of civilization through 2003 about 5 exabytes of information was created. Now, that much information created every 2 days” (Eric Schmidt – former Google CEO)
- 28% of office workers time is spent dealing with emails
- The typical Internet user is exposed to 1,707 banner ads per month
StockArchitect is a platform that works. It helps investors take an informed decision based on the collective views of others.
Here are some of the winners of the week that just went by.
The Honourable Finance Minister presented the Annual Budget 2016 today (February 29, 2016) in the parliament. While he touched upon a lot of points, here is a brief on what the budget holds for the different sectors in the stock market and some specific scrips that would be affected.
- 4 new schemes to enhance dairy-farming in India at Rs. 850 crores. A positive for Prabhat Dairy
Stock Architect is a startup, waking up again after a hiatus. We are happy to be a place where leaders from the stock market come together using the power of the internet to serve each other through sharing, networking and collective learning. Our aim is to become a place for traders and investors to get up to speed on market-moving information and insights which drive real-time changes in the investor mood and sentiment.
When we discuss the concept, people often ask us – How do I make money? Does it work? All the doubting Thomases and nay sayers have a field day. We, therefore, culled information from the tweets on the website and looked at different recommendations. The result was astounding. We just looked at Ceat Ltd. & BF Utilities, stocks recommended as buys. Given below is the summary:
The Railway Budget is the Annual Financial Statement of the state Indian Railways, which handles rail transport in India. The Railway Budget for the year 2016 was presented yesterday, February 25, 2016, by the Honourable Minister, Suresh Prabhu. The Indian Railways is the world’s seventh largest commercial or utility employer, by number of employees, with over 1.376 million employees at last count.
While it is too early to comment on what the Railway Budget holds for the stock market, we have listed down 9 railway-related companies and a brief about each one of them: