First word from the Author

WHAT’S THIS BLOG ABOUT?

The main theme – is to discuss the basics of stock investing. But, stock market is not a topic that can be studied independently. Discussing stocks requires reference to many topics on finance, economics, accounting and taxes. So, to support the main theme, these topics will also find a place in this blog.

Why stock markets?

Because, Stock markets is the only place where you can start creating wealth with a little money. All it requires is a bit of discipline, average intelligence and good temperament. Any other form of investment (like real estate, gold etc..)are not strictly regulated like stocks and they may also require substantial capital investment.

The reality however, is just the opposite. People have made more money by investing in assets like real estate and the stock market still remains infamous for destroying common man’s wealth. Worldwide, you’ll find more people who have invested and destroyed their wealth in stock markets. People with bad temperament and emotional attachment generally fail in stock markets.

The reason for this is that, profitable investing in stock requires proper financial knowledge and a cool mental attitude. Hence, this blog is for anyone who aspires to get knowledge in stock markets and if you are one among them, we’re sure this site is going to help you a lot.

Choosing Stocks (or any other asset for that matter) to invest from the many choices available is not an easy task to do. Depending on the type and nature of investment you choose, there are varying degrees of risk associated with it. As you will realize from our basic lessons on investing, risk is part and parcel of all type of investments and success of any investment you’ve made depends on how well you have managed the risk part of it.

Not just stocks…


Another reason why you’ve navigated to this blog is because you realize that money is a precious tool. We work hard for it and we try our best to save as much as possible. However, in these uncertain times, just working hard and saving money may not be enough to maintain a comfortable living. You are supposed to protect and grow your money so that you are safe from financial crisis at any stage of life.

You also need to assess the way you handle your money and take corrective measures if required. The degree of financial discipline you have will decide how much you can save and invest. We hope our articles on financial planning will throw some light on the right path.



Where did we get the idea from?

The motivation to develop this blog came from the realization that there are many web sites which offer theoretical explanations but there aren’t many in the Indian context. Some web sites are great in giving fee based stock recommendations but fall short when it comes to explaining the theory.

Another reason is that over the years, thousands of ‘sure profit stock calls’ have been made by brokers and analysts. But unfortunately, the reality is that majority of the stock market investors are still in loss. Whether it’s recession or boom, the broker’s primary aim to generate more brokerage so that their broking business is in profits. For that, daily trades should keep ticking. The way to achieve this is to keep on giving ‘Buy’ and ‘Sell’ calls.

So, through this blog, we attempt to strike the golden mean. We believe that anyone who takes pain to learn the basics would never run into trouble investing in shares. This site will help you immensely on your way to become a full fledged investor.

Besides my own experience, my writings are also influenced by myriad sources which I have used to study about the subject. Although this site discusses the subject in the Indian context, the principles discussed are universally applicable.

You may also find stock suggestions based on fair valuations. Before committing to buy or sell, investors are advised to conduct their own independent research. Apart from discussing financial basics and stocks, you’ll also find useful information about alternative investments such as Mutual funds, Gold, and insurance.

What you shouldn’t expect.

Easy formulas to make quick bucks. There will not be any daily stock calls or ‘sure profit’ tips ‘n tricks. Such tactics don’t work in stock markets.

The reality is in front of us. Do you think you should take chances with your hard earned money? Stop for a moment and know what’s going on ..


Welcome to Sharemarketschool.com – Learn what’s the secret behind successful investing.

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71 Responses to “First word from the Author”

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vidyapati jha

August 8, 2011 at 8:18 pm

I am teacher , I want to invest small money in to share market, with a hope that it will grow more than any banking or financial institution, what I will have to do.?

J Victor

August 11, 2011 at 10:11 pm

Pls read through our lessons one by one..you’ll get a better picture of what you can expect from share markets

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July 11, 2012 at 6:27 pm

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J Victor

July 12, 2012 at 1:52 am

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rajeev

July 13, 2012 at 10:23 am

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rajeev

July 13, 2012 at 10:25 am

Victor Sir , you are a financial genius in the making..simply follow your instincts..

J Victor

July 17, 2012 at 5:40 pm

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deepak

July 31, 2012 at 11:13 am

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J Victor

July 31, 2012 at 4:25 pm

Thank you deepak:)

Ritesh

August 2, 2012 at 4:02 pm

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J Victor

August 2, 2012 at 4:03 pm

thankyou:)

girish

October 18, 2012 at 5:58 pm

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Kris

October 26, 2012 at 11:50 pm

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shubh

November 20, 2012 at 2:58 pm

I am just newbie interested in intraday trading with minimum amount. Is it ok if I follow ur website, give it a try to invest? Or do I need more knowledge?

J Victor

November 21, 2012 at 9:40 am

No. Not at all. intra day trading concentrates more on the momentum of stocks and we are not teaching that technique here:)

shubh

November 22, 2012 at 9:57 pm

Ok J Victor. Thanku for the reply and nice lessons here though . I will follow this too :)

Hridyesh

January 11, 2013 at 11:49 pm

Good site to learn about the investment. Thanks for such an wonderful information and lessons with examples

mohan

February 9, 2013 at 10:05 pm

thank u mr.victor for your valuable lessons. i am new to this field and your lessons are really helpful.

Balasubramani

February 11, 2013 at 6:52 pm

Awesome work Victor ..

J Victor

February 17, 2013 at 10:15 am

thankyou …bala

J Victor

February 17, 2013 at 10:16 am

thankyou ..mohan

Nisar

February 17, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Hi Victor,

I have some questions, Please advice me.

1)What is your advice for someone who want to switch his career from working in big MNC as an IT professional in to a full time share trader.

How to handle this transition and how safe it is .

2)What is the best source to get market news, how much personally
you depends on market news.

3)Buying or selling share on market news is a good idea. Currently I m following
around 20 share and I m now quite familiar with their ups and down.

Some people suggest stick to the share you own, dont jump whole over the places
and some people suggest buy as per market news like oil price jump buy oil companies
shares etc..

Please advice

Regards

J Victor

February 17, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Nisar, if your heart says stocks, get into it.

I rarely depend on news since my investments are not short term investments.
As far as long term investment are concerned, i follow fundamental data and valuation to invest Money.

It would be better to assess yourself, your risk profile, alternate income you have , responsibilities, family etc..and then valuate your options whether to stick on to a job or become a full time stock trader.

Nisar

February 17, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Thank for you replay,

I feel share market is the field in which should be there 10 years ago and this is
my field, but only thing when you have family you should have some regular source
of income and uncertainty in share market make me confused.

Still I m planning to take a risk, my plan to have approx 5 lakhs in share market
plus minimum one year of back up money in case I m not succeed and 6 months
of back up money for my transition period

Do you think it will be fine.

Regards

sujeet singh

March 11, 2013 at 7:41 am

i m very thankful to u. you have done a great work for all bigners. keep going, god blace u.

Mohamed Jabir

March 21, 2013 at 3:41 pm

Dear Victor,

Thank you for this wonderful website. Keep up the good work. May god bless you.

I wish to meet you personally when I come to India for my vacation next time.

Thank You,
Jabir

Subair NA

March 24, 2013 at 4:12 pm

Please write about Intraday trading strategies

Ranjit sharma

March 27, 2013 at 9:51 pm

Nice peace of work, good

Chandan

March 31, 2013 at 9:24 pm

thanks for the article…Could u pls add more comprehensive articles to your website?

Rajendra Kulkarni

April 3, 2013 at 10:28 am

Nisar..

Just curious, whether you jumped in it or not yet!
Victor did a great job indeed! Thanks a lot, Victor.

Rajendra.

jay

April 15, 2013 at 12:10 pm

thanks for information about share market. good job…

krishna

May 12, 2013 at 4:52 pm

i have got a right way from this article thanks for tis

firoz karuvarakund

June 19, 2013 at 5:23 pm

it is very very useful ,interesting,inspirating…thanks

Ankush Sharma

September 11, 2013 at 3:10 pm

Bumped into your blog while surfing Google blindly for share market related jargons and am straight away hooked onto your blog now. Read few articles, found it interesting to read and full of meaningful information. Am a budding investor / trader who is going to scan your blog now. Appreciate your work…!!

jinnarazz

September 22, 2013 at 9:10 pm

i love this blog very much. it took 3 months for me to find a blog like this. Eventually my search comes to an end. you are doing a wonderful job my friend. i can see here everything that a was searching. very thanks to the author of this blog…it would be my pleasure if i have a personal contact with u victor… :)

my mail id : jinnarazz1990@gmail.com (or) camohb@aircel.co.in

Arjun

October 20, 2013 at 4:38 pm

I dont know anything about stocks and shares. Whenever i operate few bussiness channels, i never understood any single term they said. Only thing i understand is which company gained and which lost.

Hope i will get to know what they were from your site.

Vikram Babar

January 25, 2014 at 4:19 pm

This is what I was looking for to start investing into Share market. To learn all about share market, institutions ask at least 20k, I am bothered how you have given everything just free, just reading your blog feels me experienced in stocks. The way you have explained, a foolish guy like me can also understand easily. Now I never have to see elsewhere to learn. If by chance I earn from stocks ever, you know you owe every penny of it.
Thanks a lot for your great efforts, Victor sir.
I know I am late to read your blog but I have just started!!!

hi

April 6, 2014 at 11:24 am

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this blog. You cann’t believe simply how so much time I had spent for this information!
Thanks!

rajinder kapoor

August 5, 2014 at 9:03 pm

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guru

December 6, 2014 at 6:32 pm

I found your site 2days ago, this is a wondrful site I going to read it one by one

truly you are doing a great job Jins Victor, hats off for you.

Anil Sharma

December 9, 2014 at 10:21 am

It seems, finally I have arrived at a right place to learn about stocks investments!

Thanks!

Samir Mondal

February 11, 2015 at 5:42 pm

Hi Victor Sir,
I came to know from my friend about your website and started to follow your website.
Now it seems like I have a complete knowledge of Share Market.
Thank you very much

Nikhil

July 11, 2015 at 2:28 am

Ahhhh….this is what i was searching for…..
Thank you sir!!!

NS Rawat

August 30, 2015 at 11:49 am

Dear Victor,

First of all I would like to congratulate for the awesome work you are doing for Indian investors .

I have recently started investing in stock market . I was confused by the buzz words used by trading sites or TV channels i.e Trigger, charts, tops and bottoms, P/E, EPS, strong fundamentals, resistance , support price , stop loss etc. While some of the points was cleared but some was very confusing till I landed to your website yesterday.

What ever I am able to read from yesterday is fantastic, this is what I was looking for.

Only 2% of Indian invest in Stock ( as quoted by BSE MD/CEO AK Chuhan). Most of the Indians burn hard earned money in stock market because of lack of knowledge.

This website will educate and inspire more people to invest and earn and save their hard earned money, which will make our economy more strong also.

Once again thanks for your wonderful writing and knowledge sharing.

Faraaz

January 16, 2016 at 9:25 pm

Very genuine, it was lovely to read this intro! Based on what i just read I’m looking forward to read the other articles provided! This is the kind of site I was looking for as a newcomer to stocks and investments! Hope to learn much more here! Thank you so much! Really appreciate your effort to educate newcomers! Thanx once again Mr. J Victor.

Akhilesh Singh

April 3, 2016 at 3:31 pm

very nice and well reasoned article.. It surely strikes a chord.. Thanks for this article, now I am very hopeful of this website content ..

Dhwni

July 8, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Loved the intro .looking forward to learn the basics from the content of this website :)

Mangesh Patil

August 13, 2016 at 8:59 pm

Simply great explanation. I would say this is going to be ABC of stock market for a layman. Keep on writing sir. Hats off to you and to your efforts. The context with Indian market is simply good.

Ankur Agrawal

November 12, 2016 at 11:29 pm

Hi, J Victor!

I have recently discovered your blog. It has lots of useful information on it. I will keep reading every post one by one.

I am extremely fascinated by money, businesses and stocks in general. The idea of generating wealth from the prosperity of company intrigues me.

I also have a blog on investing which I have recently started and where I share everything which I will learn in the path of becoming a smart investor. If anyone interested in visiting my blog reply to this comment.

Again thank you so much for this awesome compilation, Victor. I am going to get a lot of valuable information from it :)

J Victor

November 13, 2016 at 5:41 pm

thankyou. :)

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