“SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT USING ONLINE TRADING”
“TECHNICAL ANALYSIS OF ONLINE TRADING IN EQUITY, COMMODITY AND DERIVATIVE MARKETS”
“INVESTOR AWARENESS TOWARDS ONLINE TRADING IN EQUITY, COMMODITIES AND DERIVATIVE MARKETS”
INTRODUCTION TO INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Investment management once seemed a simple process. Well-heeled investors would hold portfolios composed of stocks and bonds of blue chip industrial companies, treasury bonds, notes and bills. The choices available to less well-off investors were much more limited, confirmed primarily to passbook savings accounts. If the investment environment can be thought of as an ice cream parlor, then the customers of past decades were offered only chocolate and vanilla.
Mirroring the diversity of modern society, the investment ice cream parlor now makes available a myriad of flavors to the investing public. Investors face a dizzying array of choices. The ability to purchase different securities has become both less expensive and more convenient with the advent of advanced communications and computer networks, along with the proliferating market for mutual funds that has developed to serve large or small investors.
Investment environment encompasses the kinds of marketable securities that exist and where and how they are bought and sold. Investment process is concerned with how an investor should proceed in making decisions about what marketable securities to invest in, how extensive the investments should be and when the investments should made.
Investment means the sacrifice of current rupees for future rupees. Two different attributes are involved – “time” and “risk”. The sacrifice takes place in the present and is certain. The reward comes later and the magnitude is uncertain. In some cases, risk is the dominant attribute. These are two types of investments. They are:
1) Real Investments
2) Financial Investments
Real investments involve some kind of tangible assets...