By Prashant Dhama Market volatility, like the one we have been experiencing for the past three months, usually results in anxiety, uncertainty and discomfort even in the most seasoned investor. Perhaps this feeling of anxiety and discomfort is the main reason why investors do not make good money from investing in the stock market. But why does this happen? To begin with, let’s understand some plain and proven facts. At any point in time, if you decide to start investing in the stock market, it doesn’t mean you automatically become a risk taker. The real risk is accepting the consequences of your actions, and that too, without the discomfort of fear. But why do we experience this discomfort and end up making investment mistakes? When a situation doesn’t go as per our expectations and we are not prepared for the resultant unpleasant outcome, it causes discomfort and pain. Up or down, volatility is and always will be an integral part of the stock market. Every … [Read more...] about Why most investors find it hard to handle volatility in stock market?
Investors follow stock prices at a local securities firm. The VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange dropped 11.65 points to 857.48 today, May 27 – PHOTO: THANH HOA HCMC – Many large-cap stocks came under profit-taking pressure, dragging the VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange down today, May 27. … [Read more...] about Profit taking sends stock market down
In the past two months alone, Wall Street investors have pumped billions into a handful of biotech companies in the early stages of producing vaccines or drugs to combat the novel coronavirus. Some of these companies are pursuing promising treatments, experts say, but others are likely to strike out on finding a cure. The result: a coronavirus investment bubble that's already approaching nearly $200 billion in stock market value. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus stokes $200 billion stock market bubble in vaccines
While Trump and his supporters have pointed to the stock market's rebound as a marker of economic success, tens of millions of Americans remain unemployed as the unemployment rate has surged into the double digits from a low of 3.5 percent in February. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, large sectors of the economy remain shuttered even as all 50 states begin reopening after stringent lockdowns. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Stock Market Gains Once Again Surpass Those of Obama
NEW DELHI: Around 8 stocks fell to touch their 52-week lows on NSE in Thursday's session. Among the stocks that touched their 52-week lows were Arman Financial Services, Krishana Phoschem, Mask Investments, Sterling Tools, Sundaram Multi Pap and Videocon Industries. Domestic benchmark index NSE Nifty was trading 147.10 points up at 9462.05, while the BSE Sensex was trading 517.66 points up at 32122.88. In the Nifty 50 index, IndusInd Bank, Zee Ent., Eicher Motors, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank were among the top gainers on the NSE. However, Wipro, BPCL, TCS, Grasim Inds. and ITC were among the top losers. … [Read more...] about Stock market update: 8 stocks hit 52-week lows on NSE