The world over people
invest a large chunk of their savings in shares and the stock markets. There are
excellent reasons and terrific advantages of doing so:
appreciates quickly. Over the long term, investment in shares can
easily offer a return at least double of what is possible from fixed
deposits in banks, for instance.
You also get
regular income through dividends.
Shares are a
readily encashable investment unlike, say, investment in property.
shares are very easy to manage.
You don't need a
lot of money to start. Many of India's 50 million shareholders have
investments ranging from Rs 10,000 to Rs 25,000 in the stock market.
hugely popular book tells you the basic principles and guidelines of profitable
investment in shares. It also highlights the basic rules to follow in order to
ensure reasonable safety of your capital. And it does all this in simple, clear
language without resorting to jargon or technicalities. You don’t need to be an
MBA, a chartered accountant, or a mathematical wizard to profit through shares.
All it requires is common sense, and spending a little time and effort in
educating yourself with the basics. So, if you are one of those who want to
invest in shares but don’t know quite how to go about it, then you can’t do much
better than starting with this book.
"Positively rewarding" — Financial Express
S.S. Grewal was a former IAS
officer who quit the bureaucracy to
devote himself full-tilt to the stock
market. He had an educational background
spanning science, engineering,
literature and economics, and was a
practising investment consultant.
Mr. Grewal wrote four
books on the stock market, including
Making Money on the Stock Market: A
Practical Handbook (1983),
Profitable Investment in Shares: A
Guide, Successful Stock Market
Investing (1987) and The Thinking
(1995), all published by Vision Books.