Investment Scorecard


Just learned that the updated version of ICICI Direct website has a cool new section called ‘Portfolio X-ray’. It shows the historical performance of your portfolio against Benchmark Index. I was reasonably happy with the absolute returns from my portfolio so far but never really knew how it compared against a bench mark. So was pleased to see the results … [Click to read the full article…]

This is why Stop-Loss is a good idea

stop loss

No matter how much we analyse and study, we can never eliminate the risk of not knowing something vital, or the risk of simply being wrong. Hence the stop loss. Mathematically it becomes harder and harder to recoup capital as your ‘unrealised’ losses increase. Not losing (much) is the first principle of investing. I like … [Click to read the full article…]