So many stocks…So little time

This is a practitioner’s post for someone looking for help to develop their own investment process, using a freely available resource: screener.in Rule #1: Don’t f*** up The financial newspapers have a section on them everyday – top ‘Buy’ and ‘Sell’ recommendations from brokerages. Financial news channels have a segment called something like “Top Trading Ideas for today”. During other segments, every interviewee, whether head of research at a brokerage / mutual fund house / hedge fund gets asked this question about top stock picks to invest, in India. They all oblige, with a fresh set of stocks (companies), every day, that will

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Why we fail

It was Halloween night in San Francisco. A man was rushed into the emergency room at a hospital. Based on reports from the Emergency team that brought him in, he had been at a costume party and got into a fight. Apart from being drunk and babbling, he seemed fine as the trauma team used shears to cut off his clothes to examine him from head to toe, front and back. They found a two inch stab wound in his belly. The mustard yellow strip of fat hanging out of the wound indicated it was from the abdomen and not the superficial

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