In the recent past I have made some mistakes in equities…here are a few…. 1. Buying EID PARRY at 155, then averaging at 140: I still do think that sugar being decontrolled is a good thing to happen, but this investment is going to take a long time to make money for me. 3 to […]

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Let us face it, when the market was at 15000 most media stories were how: a) people had lost lots of money in the equity markets, b) how fixed deposits and PPF had given better returns over 3 years c) why people should be scared of the equity markets. One good thing about the media […]

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Typically, the advise given is ‘do not be sentimental about your investments’. People also ask me ‘Tell me some shares like shares in your portfolio – like Gillette, Colgate, Hero Honda, LnT, Tata Power, EiD parry,….et al which I can also buy and forget for a long period of time. Hey investing is NOT about […]

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No, this is not a post…just a FB type of a comment. When a public issue of L&T Finance was announced (about a year back?)…many of the employees of the L&T group called me. Many of them were thrilled that they would be getting some ‘fixed quota’. I am not sure if I could have […]

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  i have a core portfolio – and a small trading portfolio. The amount allocated to the trading portfolio has not changed in the past 4-5 years. Take a bow, Ratan Tata, Tata Motors back to the Jewel position in your crown… In the recent past i had added Tata Motors (dvr), Cholamandalam Investment, Divis […]

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how many of you have noticed that the Sensex and the Nifty may have gone nowhere in the past few weeks…but I have seen some explosive growth in: Cholamandalam Finance, EID Parry, Carborundum Universal, Tata Motors, Cummins…. just an observation and back patting myself…. PS: i MAY¬† have a trading position in these shares too… […]

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So many people are asking me: Is it a good time to buy shares? Is L&T a good buy….it has fallen by Rs. 400? Is it time to put money in the Nifty? Should I average my Reliance Industries – I had bought it at Rs. 1200! Should I buy Suzlon..I had bought it at […]

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