Fighting Oil Price Hike using Stock Market

Soon the Oil PSU's will be announcing the breaking news “Petrol prices are going to increase from tomorrow”. I agree that as a common investor we don’t have much control on Government Policies, but we still have our investment acumen intact. Without going into the details of Government Policy and discussing if there should be a price hike or not,let’s accept it for the time being that fuel prices are bound to increase in future. Let's try to find out how we can benefit from this bad news by investing smartly in stock market.

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Dividend Paying Stocks

For long term investors high dividend yield stocks offer great investment opportunity. These stocks act as safe haven as they provide good returns with greater degree of safety. Even in volatile market condition, an investor gets a decent return on investment in the form of perpetual dividends.The dividends are paid independent of the direction of stock movement generating decent return without losing the ownership of the stock.

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What is Contract Note

Contract notes are one of the most important legal documents available to stock market investor. It keeps track of all his transactions at one place together with data of profit and loss. Availability of the critical information related to a transaction in this document and legality makes it important for an investor/trader to understand it properly. In this article we will find out how contract notes are structured and the practical purpose they serve.

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Why to learn Technical Analysis

Continuous uptrending stock market is phenomenon of history. Now stock markets are highly volatile as its movement depends on so many  complex factors. Globalization is adding new dimension to the volatility. One can not rely on buy and hold policy anymore. If you stick to the same old philosophy of buy and hold, volatility and inflation will eat away your returns. A cursory look on your buy and hold portfolio since 2008 will validate above statement. It should not surprise you at all if your portfolio is in red colour.

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Effect of Rupee Movement On Stock Prices

Rupee is again near its lows against dollar. In recent past rupee movement has been quite volatile and this volatility can be attributed to factors like Government Policies, Interest Rate Scenario and demand and supply imbalance. Although as an individual stock market investor we cannot control volatility but we can definitely device some strategies which will enhance our returns. If you can proactively sense the direction of rupee movement (either up or down) you can use it to your advantage by capitalizing on price fluctuation of exchange rate sensitive stocks.

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How to minimize Stock Market Risk

If you invest in stock market then “Risk” might not sound a weird word to you. As soon as you mention the word stocks in any conversation you will get to hear the same old statement “OH ITS RISKY”. Most of the people know it’s risky, but still like to play with it. What’s exactly wrong with them?Let me tell you there is nothing wrong with them. They take this risk because they know how to convert this risk to reward. So for informed investors risk becomes calculated risk and what you can calculate you can mitigate too.

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