I want to invest but where do I even start? The very first step of planning your investments is to set financial goals. Learn how to create and prioritize your financial goals with Lakhan
Do you have a high-risk, low-risk or medium-risk appetite? Lakhan explains a simple way to decide how much risk you can afford to take with your investment portfolio.
Every peak and trough of the economic cycle has an impact on traders & investors. Learn how to navigate the ups and downs of the economy with Professor Sen.
Did you know that Britannia Industries is one of India’s leading food companies with a 100 year legacy and a brand which many generations of Indians have grown up with? Do you think it still makes for a sound investment? Watch this video as we take you through the company’s business model and its financial performance, to give you a better insight on its long term potential.
Is Maruti Suzuki, which is the largest passenger vehicle manufacturer in India, a safe investment bet? Does it deserve investors’ attention? Find out more as we analyze the company’s fundamentals and its financial performance, in this video.
Traditionally, in India, Gold has been amongst the most popular of investment avenues whenever there has been turmoil in the financial markets. Though at this juncture, it does raise an array of questions in investors’ minds, as we continue to battle with uncertain economic and business environment. In this video, we try to answer some of these questions using technical analysis tools, which will give you a better insight on Gold, as an investment avenue.
How do you decide when and at what price you should buy or sell a stock? Have you tried strategy after strategy to time the market but seem to fail more often than succeed? Maybe that's because you use a single indicator at a time. What if we teach you how to combine two powerful technical indicators to form a trading strategy? What's more, this trading strategy combining Bollinger Bands and Relative Strength Index can be applied to any asset class as well as any style of trading in any market condition.
"Financial statements can provide vital information about a company's financial health. Reviewing and understanding Financial Statements is an integral part for anyone who wants to make smart investment choices. However this topic has been considered very lengthy and boring by most people who are not part of this field. But not anymore ! Learn simple ways to understand a company's Profit and Loss statement, decipher its Balance Sheet, know about its Assets and Liabilities, and swiftly read through its Cash Flow Statement to make better investing decisions through this movie.
"There are around 5000 stocks that are traded in the BSE and the NSE, but even after learning trading styles and strategies are you going to apply it to all the 5000 stocks?! It's like trying to find a needle in the haystack! That's precisely why you need to learn stock scanning techniques of what stocks to buy and when. This movie will show you the techniques that will save you precious time, as they help you narrow down the vast universe of stocks to identify only a select few that fit your trading style and bill."
How do you know whether a company you have invested in or plan to invest in, is financially stable or not? By using financial ratios ofcourse! While Financial statements give you the overall picture of the company’s health, ratio analysis lets you read in between the lines and understand how each of the statement connects with the other. By using ratios, you can understand quantitative as well as qualitative aspects about a company. It lets you gather deeper insights into the profitability, operations of the business and also the efficiency of the management.
Did you know that some IPOs trade at more than 100% their issue price today? But not all IPOs turn out to be blockbusters. So how do you pick the right IPOs to invest in? Here's a complete guide that will help you to analyze and decode a company's growth potential through the information given in its IPO prospectus. This movie will also teach you to evaluate whether the issue price is appropriate for investment. Here's the step by step process required to evaluate and apply for an IPO.
There are about 800 open ended mutual fund schemes from 42 mutual fund houses. You could invest in 5 to 10 or say maximum 20 schemes, but which of these 800 odd schemes will you invest in? How will you select the right scheme that is best suited for you? This movie will help you understand the different types of mutual funds available in the market, the advantages and disadvantages of each. You will also learn how to evaluate fund managers and fund houses to make sure you've invested in a winning fund.
Growth option, Dividend pay-out, Dividend Reinvestment, Dividend Transfer, SIP – Systematic Investment Plan, STP – Systematic Transfer Plan, Switching option… What do all these terms mean? While there are various schemes offered by Mutual Funds, Fund houses also offer a bouquet of facilities that can help you tailor the fund to best suit your needs. So which of these should you opt for? Learn how to opt for the facilty that will best fit you investment requirement.
"Putting all your eggs in one basket can spell disaster, because if the basket falls, all your eggs would simply break! Same is the case with investments. Diversification is nothing but spreading your investments into different asset classes and securities, so that all your eggs are not in one basket. By way of using diversification effectively, traders can navigate turbulent or adverse market conditions much better. In this movie, you will learn the concept of diversification, its importance in mitigating risk and the various ways in which you can do so to better safeguard your money."
Striking a balance between risk management while maximizing profit is the hallmark of being a successful trader or investor. We take an in-depth look at some of the tried and tested strategies for better risk management. At the end of this module, you’ll have much better insight about the many ways in which you minimize your losses, assess the risks involved, and invest accordingly. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s take a deep dive, right away!
Can your investment portfolio have 100% of equity assets? NO! Your portfolio should be well balanced like a football team - with defenders and strikers. Calculate your ideal asset mix with Lakhan.
GDP is perhaps the most closely watched economic indicator out there. But why? Watch Professor Sen explain the importance of GDP for economists and investors.
Inflation can affect the stock price of different sectors differently. Professor Sen explains how various businesses are affected positively & negatively by inflation.
Understanding terms like CRR, SLR, and MCLR give you the extra edge as an investor. Watch Professor Sen's session on RBI's monetary policy to know more!
Why should an investor care about the budget? Because it affects EVERYTHING - industries, taxes, the market and your wallet all at once. So grab your books and take note!
Coincident & lagging economic indicators like inflation, GDP, employment data help you confirm where the market is and figure out its future trajectory so you can make better investment decisions. Learn how to decode the signals these indicators give out with Professor Sen.
Everyone knows the economic performance of a country can impact stock market performance. And understanding leading economic indicators can help you stay ahead of the curve and predict if there’s going to be a major fall or rise on the horizon!
Who wouldn’t want to make money every day?! However, Intraday trading is a skill, and may not be everyone’s cup of tea. To be a good Intraday trader, you not only need a strategy, but also the right temperament. As Intraday trading involves high leverage,the potential to make money is also exceptionally high. However, understand that leverage is a double-edged sword, and should be used wisely! Attend this short lesson to understand what intraday trading is all about, the strategies you can use, and the do’s & don’ts to keep in mind while trading intraday. The video covers 3 powerful, time tested day trading strategies using a combination of technical tools for any market conditions.
Positional trading is when you buy stocks with an intention to hold them for a few weeks to a few months. It is a sweet spot in-between a Swing trader & an Investor. This short video will provide you with a quick insight into what positional trading is all about, what the strategies for positional trading are, and most importantly, how does one find out stocks for positional trading. A perfect trading style for someone who doesn’t have enough time for markets.
Elliott’s Wave Theory is a method for market analysis; based on the idea that the market forms the same types of patterns on a smaller timeframe (lesser degree), than it does on a longer timeframe (higher degree). These patterns provide clues as to what might happen next in the market. This seemingly complicated theory has been made simple to help you understand the basics of wave theory. The video covers Introduction to Elliott’s wave theory, and its application in Intraday & Swing trading! The Instructors have kept the language simple, to ensure that a beginner too, is able to grasp the complicated concepts!
Trading is exciting, and trading the right way is exciting as well as rewarding! Understand how to identify high probability trading opportunities with the help of these 20 candlestick patterns. Each candlestick pattern reveals a story, and learning them is as interesting as it is rewarding. Our Instructors will take you through top 20 candlestick patterns which are most frequently observed in any financial market. These simple looking candlestick patterns are one of the most basic tools every trader needs to have in their trading arsenal! May the candles light your path!
Technical analysis can help you increase your probability to successful trades, as you will be using tools to help reduce risk and manage your trades better. In the first part of our technical analysis series learn to analyse concepts such as support & resistance. Also, understand the different types of charts and how to identify trends and trend reversals in them. Once you learn about price charts, it will create a strong foundation for moving on to more advanced concepts in the technical analysis world that would help you grow even further in this financial jungle. Tune in to this movie soon !
A price chart show the emotional response in price action and volume, it will tell you what is been happening and what is been going on in the past and potentially what may happen in the future. Learn to identify and use Support and Resistance in a price chart to determine entry and exit points. Also learn all about moving averages, candlestick formations and types of candlestick patterns.
This movie focusses on understand the types of technical indicators like Moving averages & MACD. Learn the math behind them and how to use each of them. These indicators will help you make better trading decisions in various market conditions and also give you a better insight into when to enter and exit the market at appropriate times. The trading indicators that we will be covering in this session are a must have tool in the arsenal of every trader to consolidate their trading decisions. Watch on !
Fibonacci retracements are surely one of the most widely used and effective signals in the technical world. However, most traders use them the wrong way! Do all Fibonacci retracement levels work equally well? How to identify which Fibonacci level has the highest probability of working? These and many more lesser-known tips would be covered in this short lesson! Psssst - An exclusive, lesser known Fibonacci retracement level extensively back-tested, covered towards the end of this video!
Swing trading is when you buy stocks with an intention of holding them for a week or a little more. Unlike an Intraday trader, a swing trader doesn’t have to spend hours in front of the screen, searching for trading opportunities. Watch this short video, and equip yourself with some powerful, time tested and proven swing trading strategies designed by our masters!
Your ideal investment portfolio should be based on your financial goals, you risk-appetite and most suitable asset allocation. But first you need to decide whether you are an active investor or a defensive investor. Understand how to construct your portfolio using the 5 levels of investing decisions and learn the two approaches to implementing your investment plan
Asset allocation is your most important investment decision and the foundation stone of successful long term investing . It is an investment strategy that will help you balance risk and reward by dividing a portfolio's assets according to your goals, risk tolerance, and investment horizon. In this movie, understand what factors influence the asset allocation decisions and learn how to arrive at the best goal-based and risk-based asset allocation for you. Remember choosing the right asset allocation strategy can help reduce risks in turbulent market conditions, economic downturns, or even adverse socio-political conditions.
Once you’ve build you investment portfolio, you shouldn’t just sit back and wait for the money to pour in, you need to constantly monitor and review your investments in order to maximize your benefits from them. This is where rebalancing comes into play. Here’s a simple 3 step process to review and rebalance your investment portfolio.
Each investment is associated with it’s own risk and reward. Some seek to achieve superior returns but with higher associated risks while others offer safety and liquidity at the cost of returns. Which investment should be part of your portfolio then will depend on how much risk you can take. In this module we shall continue with the next step of the investment process and learn the importance of risk tolerance and how to identify it.
People often invest without a specific goal. As a result there is either no discipline in investing or purpose which leads to random investments. Before you start investing you need to follow a process. The first step towards this process is deciding your financial goals. In this module you will learn importance of setting your financial goals, how to quantify and prioritize your goals.
Your portfolio just like your car requires regular maintenance for it to work efficiently and move in the direction you want it to. Learn to fine-tune your portfolio with Lakhan.
Would you rather be an active investor or a defensive investor? Once you’ve decided that, all it takes is an easy 5-step process to building the ideal investment portfolio. Trust Lakhan to help you make the right choice!