It’s Been Three Years and Six Months. How is my Equity SIP Portfolio doing?

Backdrop I have been running a live Equity SIP portfolio with the simple intent of motivating you to start yours. If you are new to SIPs and want a clear understanding of why and how this whole stuff really works check my earlier article here.Here is how it was done: Rs 30,000 per month since … Continue reading It’s Been Three Years and Six Months. How is my Equity SIP Portfolio doing?

I can think, I can wait, I can starve

Here is a profound passage from the book ‘Siddhartha’ by Hermann Hesse.  MERCHANT: “… If you are without possessions, how can you give?"  SIDDHARTHA: “Everyone gives what he has. The soldier gives strength, the merchant goods, the teacher instruction, the farmer rice, the fisherman fish."  MERCHANT: “Very well, and what can you give? What have … Continue reading I can think, I can wait, I can starve

This Former Prisoner of the Vietnam War has a Counterintuitive Investing Lesson?

This article was first published in Livemint here. Jim Collins in his best-selling book ‘Good to Great’, shares an interesting counterintuitive insight which he refers to as ‘The Stockdale Paradox’. This is named after Admiral James Stockdale, one of the most decorated United States Navy officers, who was also awarded the Medal of Honor in … Continue reading This Former Prisoner of the Vietnam War has a Counterintuitive Investing Lesson?