Free Stock Analysis Excel

How Fortunes are Made in the Stock Market

I was re-reading this book titled “100 to 1 in the Stock Market”, in which the author Thomas Phelps talks about, well, how investors can grow their wealth one hundredfold through buy-and-hold investing. I came across this book the first time in 2015 through a recommendation, and then realized there was a frenzy around with […]

[Continue Reading...]

Value Investing Workshop & Camp Millionaire: Chennai & Kolkata

If you aren’t in Chennai or Kolkata, you may skip reading this post. If you are still reading, this is to announce our upcoming Value Investing Workshop and Camp Millionaire (money workshop for kids) in Chennai and Kolkata. For the uninitiated, Camp Millionaire is our game and activity-based financial education program for children of age […]

[Continue Reading...]

Of Free Brains and Effortless Money

In the hospital, the relatives gathered in the waiting room, where a family member lay gravely ill. The doctor came in looking tired and dull. “I’m afraid I’m the bearer of bad news,” he said as he surveyed the worried faces. “The only hope left for your loved one at this time is a brain […]

[Continue Reading...]

My Interview with Morgan Housel

Note: This interview was originally published in the April 2017 issue of our premium newsletter – Value Investing Almanack (VIA). To read more such interviews and other deep thoughts on value investing, business analysis and behavioral finance, click here to subscribe to VIA. I sincerely believe in what Charlie Munger often says about envy, that […]

[Continue Reading...]

I Disclose

We are in a bull market, without doubt. The index made up of subscribers to my investment newsletter The Safal Niveshak Post (let’s call it ‘SN Index’) has outperformed the BSE-Sensex and has crossed the critical resistance level of 36,000. The CAGR of this index over the past six years since it was launched has […]

[Continue Reading...]

Happy Diwali…and My Wish for You

I was recently reading a story on the classical Greek philosopher, Socrates, who was tried and executed in 399 BC. He was tried on two charges – corrupting the youth, and impiety (perceived lack of proper respect for something considered sacred). Socrates had done no such thing. What he had done was educate the youth, […]

[Continue Reading...]

The Most Important Thing That Counts in Investing is Character

One story from World War II that I found as tragic as it was magnificent was that of Anne Frank. Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany but moved to the Netherlands for safety in 1934, five years after she was born. The Frank family hid in their basement with four other Jews when Germany took […]

[Continue Reading...]

How to Teach Kids the Value of Money

Warren Buffett is undoubtedly a famous man. And he is not just famous for his riches, but also for his rejection of the trappings of wealth. As we all know, he lives in the same house he had bought in 1958 for US$ 31,500, and his annual salary of US$ 100,000 is far less than […]

[Continue Reading...]