Market Blog

The Risk Factor – Buying Index v/s Equity

On 16/03/1980, Joe the baker and Jack the carpenter invested in the stock market. Jack bought S&P 500 Index. Joe, on the other hand, thought that index investment is boring, and buying diversified equity instead would give better results, so he bought the stocks. There is a prevalent notion that Index funds are static and boring. True, they don’t fall prey to sentiment movements and behavioural biases, but they are
Investing 101

What is Swing Trading

Swing trading is an investment technique where the asset is held for anywhere between a day to a few weeks with the idea of making profit from fluctuating prices or 'swings'. Investors are not interested in intrinsic value of the stock but rather focus on price momentum. The stock hold time usually lies between the two extreme ends - day trading, where asset is held for a day and trend