Knowing where to get started can be difficult. Here’s a compilation of most-visited and appreciated content here.
IPOs – Imaginary Profits Only? – Why most IPOs are strictly avoidable for the value investor
The four types of investor stories – We buy and sell for our own reasons. Knowing what drives that behaviour is essential to becoming good investor
Predicting Stock Market Returns – Not so fast! – A statistical analysis of Indian Stock Market data to answer the question – is it possible predict markets?
Buying your first stock – Getting started in the stock market can seem daunting, This post breaks it down so you can identify and buy your first stock
Decoding the PE of a stock – Price-Earnings or PE is the most-referenced metric when discussing stock valuations. What it implies about the growth potential of a company
The worst sector for investors – Globally, including India, this sector has tended to destroy the most value for investors. Something to keep in mind when deciding your shortlist
How much risk is right for you? – Some of us love bungee jumping while others find it needless reckless. It’s how we each perceive risk. Take this questionnaire to know what it means for your investing style
What eating pizza can teach us about wealth-building – There’s an economic law which explains why that 1st slice of fresh pizza tastes so good
Why we fail – We all do, all the time. But the reasons differ. Understanding them can only help
My three biggest investment mistakes – An ego-swallowing exercise I did to identify my investing mistakes
The myth of real estate investing – Lots of anecdotes of surreal returns. But are they true?
The checklist approach to investing – Something I keep going back to when I feel the urge to buy a stock
Magazine subscriptions and the fault in our reasoning – Our decisions are not in our control as much as we’d like to think
What your decision-making style says about your behavioural biases – Take this short quiz to identify what biases you’re most susceptible
Difference between face value, book value and market value of a stock – Apparently one of the most searched questions
Think like a Bayesian – or why you shouldn’t just assume your partner is having an affair
Confessions of a value investor – Why I’ve struggled to define myself as one
What bad design can teach us about investor behaviour – How financial media is designed to hijack your investment performance
So many stocks, so little time – A practitioner’s guide to developing your portfolio
Mean reversion, the value investor’s secret weapon – Cycles are ubiquitous, something every investor needs to internalize
Beware advice from the successful – Why reading what made Elon Musk successful probably won’t help you