Opportunities come time and again. And as a value investor, the focus should not be on the past, but rather on the future and the opportunities during the times of crisis.
With the price of 24-carat gold hitting almost Rs. 53,300 per 10 grams, many investors are asking a common question "Should I include gold in my investment portfolio?"
Despite being a successful entrepreneur with massive revenue streams, Bill Gates realized early in life about the power of equity investments to multiply wealth at an unparalleled rate.
Rather than waiting for another correction and missing out by staying on the sidelines investors should follow a staggered approach to investing as well as consider every dip as opportunity to buy.
Indian economy is like the celestial bird Phoenix. Just like the fabled bird Phoenix which rises back bigger and better every time from the ashes, our economy too has bounced back bigger and better after every crisis in the past.
It is okay if you missed the first opportunity on 23rd March 2020, but trust me the second opportunity is not something which an investor should miss at any cost. Because once the bull run sets in, you may never get such an opportunity to invest for a very long time.
High quality, credible leadership, rapidly growing businesses can deliver impressive returns to investors if they are held for a long term. So, the focus should be on accumulation of such businesses, especially more important during uncertain times or market downfall.
Just like spotting a single cockroach means there are many more cockroaches around, the cockroach theory in investing states that when a company reveals bad news to the public, many more related, adverse events may be revealed in the future.
The stock market is not an easy way to create wealth. There will be ups and downs. Investors should be psychologically prepared to remain invested and have the patience to bear the temporary losses for long term gains.
Whether it is a reaction to Covid-19 or investing in stock markets, different people behave differently, unfortunately at either extremes. The reactions of people towards the Covid-19 crisis and reactions of investors towards the stock market can be briefly classified into five categories.
It is practically impossible to boycott everything that’s made in China. But yes, India can avoid unwanted Chinese products which can be produced in India with proper infrastructure support and loans at cheap rates to manufacturers and liberalized FDI.
India continues to be in the center of the storm. Even though the Covid-19 cases, continue to surge, resilient India has opened up business activities in a phased manner. And this should help in moving the wheels of the economy.
Today India is the largest motorcycle manufacturer in world the beating even China. Indian motorcycle companies have been on a global acquisition spree to reach global markets with TVS Motors acquiring the iconic British brand Norton, Mahindra Group acquiring Czech brand Jawa and British brand BSA.
How you perceive any situation in life depends a lot on whether you’re focusing on the opportunities or threats that the situation offers. The current case is similar – With the ongoing pandemic and border tensions for many investors, the stock market is similar to the glass.
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