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  • These Indian Stocks Look Cheap

    By Ryan Palmer - August 7, 2013 | Tickers: HDB, SSLT, TTM

    When hunting for bargain stocks, tangible book value is a handy metric. Unlike regular book value, which includes goodwill and other intangibles, tangible book value represents only assets you can see and touch. When a company trades well below its tangible book value (say 75% or less), you might have a bargain on your hands. 

    Tangible book bargains are great, but in the world of stocks they can be very more »

  • Investing in Emerging Markets: India

    By Piyush Arora - June 26, 2013 | Tickers: HDB, INFY, SSLT

    Investor confidence in the Indian growth story may have dwindled over the last year, but the World Bank estimates that India's GDP will grow at around 6.7% during 2013. That’s still a healthy growth rate, especially since most emerging nations, including Brazil, are struggling with their slowing economies. But since its widening trade deficit has sent the Indian rupee plummeting, there are only a few industries that more »

  • Finding Tremendous Growth Opportunities in Banking

    By Piyush Arora - April 22, 2013 | Tickers: GS, HDB, IBN, JPM, WFC

    Even after the political mess in India, Citibank estimates that the country's GDP will grow 6.1% in 2013. That may be slower than China’s estimated growth rate, but is still impressive for the world’s third largest economy. India is, by far, the largest importer of gold (967 tonnes in 2011), and the yellow metal has been one of the main culprits behind its depreciating currency (and more »

  • Finding Tremendous Growth Opportunities in Banking

    By Piyush Arora - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: GS, HDB, IBN, JPM, WFC

    Even after the political mess in India, Citibank estimates that its GDP will grow by 6.1% in 2013. That may be slower than China’s estimated growth rate, but is still impressive for the world’s third largest economy. India is by far the largest importer of gold (967 tonnes in 2011), and the yellow metal has been one of the main culprits behind its depreciating currency (and worsening more »

  • India: Risks and Opportunities to Consider

    By Piyush Arora - February 27, 2013 | Tickers: HDB, INFY, SSLT, WIT

    According to recent estimates by Citigroup, India is expected to grow at 5.5% in 2013. Moreover Indian economy is third largest in the world by purchasing power parity, which gives an idea of the immense proportions of growth potential in the country. Unlike China, India is a self-driven economy, which means whatever it manufactures is mostly for domestic consumption. It is due to this reason that despite the sovereign more »

  • This Bank is a Screaming Buy!

    By Piyush Arora - February 14, 2013 | Tickers: GS, HDB, IBN, USB, WFC

    India is the second most populated country in the world and according to Citigroup, its GDP is expected to grow around 5.7%-6.2% in FY14. For a new normal, that is still impressive! Although, the country’s reputation had been tarnished and India was lately in the news for wrong reasons -- widespread corruption and weak government policies -- it is still attracting a lot of attention lately. Why?

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  • Small is Beautiful

    By Vibha Jhol - February 12, 2013 | Tickers: C, HDB, IBN

    ICICI (NYSE: IBN) is the largest private sector bank of India, and it has an ADR listed in the US. It has posted impressive results for the quarter ended December 2012 under the able guidance of Ms. Chanda Kochhar (Managing Director & CEO).

    ICICI Bank is India's second-largest bank with total assets of Rs. 4,736.47 billion (US$ 93 billion) at March 31, 2012 and profit after tax Rs more »

  • 4 Growth Stories For Your Portfolio

    By Federico Zaldua - November 16, 2012 | Tickers: ARMH, ELLI, HDB, VSI

    I think it is important to consider companies that prominent value investors have recently added to their portfolios. I like to follow stocks that top hedge funds bought in recent quarters and buy/sell them at proper technical entry points. I explained in one of my posts at Warren Trades that top value managers have more resources and information than any individual investor to analyze companies. In general, they do more »

  • Investing in Emerging Markets: INDIA

    By Anmol Singh - July 10, 2012 | Tickers: DNKN, SCIN, HDB, IBN, INFY, INDY, PIN, SBUX, TTM

    True Diversification Requires diversification accross the Globe. Investing in emerging markets can be very rewarding if done correctly but at the same time can damage any portfolio if done without research and homework. In this article i wish to give a brief about investing in emerging markets and why i think, India is one of the best emerging market plays.

  • Billionaire Ken Fisher's New Buys: 3 Potential Longs, 2 to Avoid

    By Ashish Sharma - May 14, 2012 | Tickers: BCS, GGB, HDB, NES.DL, TTM

    Fisher Investments is an independent investment advisory firm founded by billionaire Ken Fisher in 1979. The firm manages ~$37bn in equity assets primarily adhering to a value oriented approach. I discussed Fisher Investments Top Holdings in a previous article. In addition to the top holdings, it is also interesting to have a look at the new positions Fisher Investments is building. The following is a list of top five new more »