Invest with a disciplined approach: -

It is always prudent to invest systematically and with patience in the right shares or funds. As the stock market is always volatile, an investor should be ready to absorb calculated risk and decide a necessary course of action like hedging against underlying stocks.

Have realistic expectations: -

One should always have realistic assumptions. The equity market tends to deliver returns in spurts. It is known to test investor’s patience all the time.
“No asset-class can give abnormally high returns for a very long time. Mean-reversion is the law of nature. Unrealistic expectations always lead to wrong decisions,” says Naqvi of Taurus Mutual Fund.

Invest only surplus funds: -

An investor should only invest surplus funds, or money s/he doesn’t need in the short to medium term, in stocks. Since the equity market is volatile, there is always a risk of temporary loss/drawdown.
In the words of Sir John Templeton, the global market guru, the four most dangerous words in investing are: “This time it’s different.”

Choose reliable stocks:-

You have a lot of choices, but ultimately you want to buy stock from companies that dominate their niche, offer something that people consistently want, have a recognizable brand, and have a good business model and a long history of success.

Look into a company's public financial reports to evaluate how profitable they are. A more profitable company usually means a more profitable stock. You can find complete financial information about any publicly traded company by visiting their website and locating their most recent annual report. If it is not on the site you can call the company and request a hard copy.

Look at the company's worst quarter on record and decide if the risk of repeating that quarter is worth the potential for profit.

Research the company's leadership, operating costs, and debt. Analyze their balance sheet and income statement and determine if they are profitable or have a good chance to be in the future.

Compare the stock history of a specific company to the performance of its peer companies. If all technology stocks were down at one point, evaluating them relative to each other rather than to the entire market can tell you which company has been on top of its industry consistently.

Listen to a company's earnings conference calls. First analyze the company's quarterly earnings release that is posted online as a press release about an hour before the cal

Practice trading before you put real money: -

Trading in this manner will get you used to the methods and types of decisions you will be faced with when trading but overall is a poor representation of actual trading. In real trading, there will be a delay when buying and selling stocks, which may result in different prices than you were aiming for. Additionally, trading with virtual money will not prepare you for the stress of trading with your real money.

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