Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Google Story

- CORPORATE HISTORY - Authors - David A. Vise and Mark Malseed. Google holds an insurmountable reputation in the search engine industry. Google is an American firm based out of Mountain View in California. Google’s founders are two intellectuals of Stanford University who started up this project in January 1996.Their mission to organize world’s information. [...]
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Relative Valuations - A Critique

Valuation, though a subjective matter, has many elements of objectivity. In the year 1934 Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd published their book on Security Analysis that was precursor to many work in this field of finance. This was followed by ‘The Theory of Investment Value’ in the year 1938 by John Burr Williams. While [...]
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RSI - DIVERGENCES

Divergences are also an extension of the Dow Theory rule of non confirmation between indices. DOW Theory looks for non confirmation between two indices. While divergence looks for non confirmation between price and its RSI. Unlike failure swings, divergences are a bit loosely defined. There are simple and complex divergences. There are also divergence failures [...]
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MOMENTUM - INTERPRETING RSI - I

Linearity or trend in a price does not depict the strength and weakness cycles in a price very well. Momentum is a popular secondary indicator after price because it de trends the price and elucidates when the trend in a price strengthens and weakens. Why is this important? A stock or asset bought in a [...]
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MOMENTUM - INTERPRETING RSI - I

Linearity or trend in a price does not depict the strength and weakness cycles in a price very well. Momentum is a popular secondary indicator after price because it de trends the price and elucidates when the trend in a price strengthens and weakens. Why is this important? A stock or asset bought in a [...]
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RSI - DIVERGENCES

Divergences are also an extension of the Dow Theory rule of non confirmation between indices. DOW Theory looks for non confirmation between two indices. While divergence looks for non confirmation between price and its RSI. Unlike failure swings, divergences are a bit loosely defined. There are simple and complex divergences. There are also divergence failures [...]
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OIL 2012 - The real hijack

MOVING SUB 100, PREPARING FOR 300 A recent conversation with an old friend on 11 July, went like this. MP: How are things at your end? You ready to retire after making your billion? RL: Well I have not yet reached the billion dollar value, still struggling to hit that number and then quit.  Meanwhile [...]
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Recession proof stockpicking

Attractive valuations should lead to price performance. This statement may be partially true in secular bull markets. But when markets fall for more than a year, we need more than attractive valuations to recession proof our investments. As good valuations necessarily don’t outperform and even if they do, there is no fast retribution. Things take [...]
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