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A company's stock price is guided by its performance. But what are the key performance measures and how to interpret them?
The performance measures are many. Experts on TV breezily talk about earnings per share or sometimes operating profit, but little else. Rarely, will you hear about free cash flow, although, according to academic texts, this is the bedrock of valuation. Analysts pore over...
The third approach to investing is the most scientific, says Debashis Basu
In almost every forum you hear about two approaches to stock picking. One is identifying whether a stock is undervalued or overvalued based on fundamental factors such as cash flows, assets and earnings. The second approach is called technical analysis which studies price patterns and by and large ignores the...
Financial Theory rests on four pillars. The pillars are shaky, says Debashis Basu
When you pass out with a finance degree what are the most important ideas on markets and finance you get indoctrinated on? There are four key interconnected ideas that are supposed to form the theoretical bedrock of investment, portfolio management and financial planning. These are: