Peter Lynch Interview on How to Pick Stocks

Peter Lynch
In this exclusive video published by Fidelity investments in 2012, Peter Lynch, the author of hugely popular and bestseller book, "One up on wall street", has shared his philosophy and process of picking stocks and building portfolio that can outperform markets by a wide margin. 

As part of his role at Fidelity Investments, he managed the Magellan Fund between 1977 and 1990 averaging a 29% return, making it the best 20-year return of any mutual fund over the period. About an hour long video is full of valuable lessons from one of world's most successful stock picker.

The Teen Wolf of Wall Street

Mohammed Islam, a 17 year old high school student, has made $72 million playing stock markets. The kid from Queens has achieved all this by trading stocks on his lunch breaks, New York magazine reports in its 15th Dec issue.

Islam considers Paul Tudor Jones as his guru and is targeting a billion dollar by the end of next year. He hopes to start a hedge fund after he turns 18. 

Portfolio Update - Dec 2014

As expected market fell sharply in 2nd week of Dec 2014 and is down around 5% from the peak. Lot of quality stocks are down more than 10% since then. As we were expecting correction and had significant cash in our portfolio we are utilizing this opportunity for adding some quality names in our model portfolio.

You can check the updated portfolio here: Amit Agarwal Stock Portfolio

Top 5 Reasons to Avoid ITC Stock

After Tuesday's (26th Nov) fall of more than 5% on huge volumes, the stock of ITC rose marginally on Wednesday (27th Nov) amid brokerage upgrades and their justification that the decision to ban loose cigarettes cannot be practically implemented and thus will have negligible to marginal impact on ITC earnings. However, it appears to be something fishy about the brokerage upgrades which immediately came after the stock took a big plunge. Most of the big mutual funds and FIIs have ITC among their top holdings and fall in price certainly affects their performance specially when there is a an year end round the corner when their YoY performance is measured. 

It is very clear that govt. is trying everything to curb the consumption of tobacco in the country and would go to any extent to curtail it. Here are the 5 reasons you should avoid ITC for the time being.

Top 20 books on Stock Market Investing

At InvestorZclub many popular eBooks and PDFs related, to finance, investment and personal development, has been shared which readers can either read online or download for free. Some of these books such as "The intelligent Investor", "The Richest Man in Babylon", "Rich Dad Poor Dad" etc were the best sellers of their time.  

Below is the list of 20 most popular eBooks (by views) and pdfs reviewed and shared on the blog.

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