Archive for October, 2011

October 30, 2011

Types of Mutual Funds: By Style of Investment

The investment styles of funds or fund managers may be of two types – Growth or Value

Value Funds

These funds buy stock in fundamentally sound companies whose shares are currently under-priced in the market and have been underperforming their potential, and thus are out of favor with investors. Value funds seek out such stocks because, owing to their depressed prices, they offer strong value. Value funds will add only those shares to their portfolios that are selling at low price-earnings ratios, low market to book value ratios and are thus believed to be undervalued compared to their true potential.

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October 13, 2011

Future of Indian Stock Market

Indian stock market has been very volatile since long. And the future is unexpected. The investors have got confused.

Scenario

For long term investor the Indian stock market has provided no incentive to invest in the market. If the Sensex of BSE is taken as indicator of the stock market performance Indian stock market, then it is crystal clear that the stock market has no incentive to invest as the Sensex has been in the same range since months.

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October 12, 2011

Tough Time for Indian Stock Market in 2011

Indian stocks market has been witnessing huge ups and downs since last few weeks. Initially market fell sharply then it recovered steeply. Both situations are contradictory to each as there has been nothing special that has changed in the economy. This has made life of an ordinary investor very difficult. For anybody to know the direction of the market is a question of huge importance.

Indian stock market in tandem with other global stock markets has become so choppy that following a strategy of not investing at all seems to be the right strategy. These regular swings in stock prices are robbing ordinary investors. They are losing their hard earned money for no faults of theirs.

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