2009 v/s 2014

As we approach the end of the voting and get closer to the announcement of the results i am just wondering what to expect from the market, volatility is a given and i thought it would be in the fitness of things to delve into the past elections and see if any inferences can be drawn therefrom. The reason for looking backwards is logical since the stock market is basically cyclical in nature and the cycles tend to repeat since […]


Investing in stocks is made to look easy by the media and is unfortunately sold as a day at the races. There have been and always will be suckers who think that investing is easy. Charlie Munger (partner of Warren Buffet) says that investing is simple but not easy. In fact if one is not careful, investing in the stock market is like going through a revolving door. ¬†There cannot be any fixed methodology for investing in stocks and each […]


In the last couple of months as the build up to the election has started the noise around the likelihood of a stable BJP government with Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister has grown exponentially. In December there were many doubting Thomases and the most optimistic of them put the BJP tally at 230. In the recent past the numbers have crossed 300 and the die-hard optimists are predicting 375. What is with all these stories? In the stock market […]