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Safal Niveshak Stock Analysis Excel Version 3.0

A few readers have accused me in the past of being a sadist who wants them to do the dirty work of analyzing companies on their own, instead of simply recommending stocks like so many other blogs do. But I’d rather give you a compass instead of a map, for you can confuse the map […]

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StockScan: Accelya Kale Solutions Ltd.

Here’s my StockScan report on Accelya Kale Solutions Ltd., leading software solutions provider to the airline and travel industry. Please note that this is NOT an investment advice to buy or sell shares. This is just my analysis of the company’s business and not a stock advice. It’s important that you make your own decision. […]

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The Art of Reading Balance Sheet (Video)

For all my warnings against watching business TV over the years (I don’t want to get started on the reasons again), I was on at ET Now yesterday to speak about long-term investing (yes, long-term investing…on business TV!). I also talked about one of my favourite subjects i.e., reading annual reports and specifically the Balance […]

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Latticework of Mental Models: Fundamental Attribution Error

The first impression is the last impression. I am sure you’ve heard this advice numerous times especially from the communication skill experts. But the more I studied psychology, stronger became my belief that there’s quite a bit of truth in this saying. However, if you’re into the business of working with people, it’s the first […]

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Imagine It’s September 2007

Imagine it’s September 2007. The world seems safer, for we have not seen much of Donald Trump or Kim Jong Un. We have an opportunity to trademark brands like Uber, WhatsApp, Quora and Instagram as they do not even exist. Twitter and iPhone are less than a year old. Steve Jobs, Robin Williams, and Michael […]

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Annual Report Review: Info Edge

Here is my review of the FY17 annual report of India’s leading online classifieds company, Info Edge. Click here to download the PDF review (7 MB file), or click the image below. Let me know your thoughts and questions on this review in the Comments section of this post, plus any additional thoughts from your […]

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The J-Curve Model of Thinking, Living, and Investing

My friend Ravi came home for lunch last weekend. He looked dejected. “It’s a bull market, Ravi!” I said trying to cheer him up, but he was in no mood to give away his dejection. “I’m nearing forty, Vishal, and that makes me depressed.” “Why Ravi? You should be happy that you’ve already left your […]

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My Stock Valuation Manifesto

I had released my Investor’s Manifesto couple of years back. Now, here is my fifteen-point stock valuation manifesto that I penned down a few months back though I have been using it as part of my investment process for a few years now. It is evolving but is something I reflect back on if I […]

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