### SAIM/U3 Topic 3 Technical Analysis

Technical analysis is a trading discipline employed to evaluate investments and identify trading opportunities by analyzing statistical trends gathered from trading activity, such as price movement and volume. Unlike fundamental […]

### SAIM/U3 Topic 4 Dow Jones Theory, Elliot Wave Theory

Dow Jones Theory Dow Theory (Dow Jones Theory) is a trading approach developed by Charles Dow. Dow Theory is the basis of technical analysis of financial markets. The basic idea […]

### SAIM/U3 Topic 5 Patterns of Charts

Like it or not, charts serve as an important tool for online traders and play a key role in technical analysis. You may generally look at graphs and numbers and feel […]

### SAIM/U3 Topic 6 Mathematical Indicators

Indicators are statistics used to measure current conditions as well as to forecast financial or economic trends. BREAKING DOWN Indicator Indicators can be broadly categorized into economic indicators and technical […]

### SAIM/U3 Topic 7 Risk Management with Technical Analysis

The second method used to forecast Forex price movements is called technical analysis. This framework is built around the ability of a trader to study price movement, allowing them to […]

### SAIM/U2 Topic 1 Techniques of Risk Measurement and their Application

Sensitivity Analysis: Sensitivity analysis is a simulation technique in which key variables are changed and the resulting change in the rate of return or [the NPV] is observed. Some of […]

### SAIM/U2 Topic 2 Concept of Beta, Classification of Beta-Geared and Ungeared Beta

The beta (β) of an investment security (i.e. a stock) is a measurement of its volatility of returns relative to the entire market. It is used as a measure of […]

### SAIM/U2 Topic 3 Project Beta, Portfolio Beta

Project Beta For simplicity throughout previous chapters we have used a general beta factor (b) applicable to the overall systemic risk of portfolios, securities and projects. But now our analysis is becoming more focused, precise notation […]

### SAIM/U2 Topic 5 Securities Market Line

Security market line (SML) is the graphical representation of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). SML gives the expected return of the market at different levels of systematic or market […]

### SAIM/U2 Topic 6 Capital Market Line

The capital market line (CML) represents portfolios that optimally combine risk and return. Capital asset pricing model (CAPM), depicts the trade-off between risk and return for efficient portfolios. It is […]

### SAIM/U1 Topic 1 Investment: Meaning, Nature and Scope

The word “investment” can be defined in many ways according to different theories and principles. It is a term that can be used in a number of contexts. However, the […]

### SAIM/U1 Topic 2 Investment Decision Process

Investment Process: Step # 1. Investment Policy: The first stage determines and involves personal financial affairs and objectives before making investments. It may also be called preparation of the investment policy […]

### SAIM/U1 Topic 3 Investment Alternatives

EQUITY SHARES Equity investments represent ownership in a running company. By ownership, we mean share in the profits and assets of the company but generally, there are no fixed returns. It […]

### SAIM/U1 Topic 4 Investment Risk: Interest Risk, Inflation Risk, Default Risk etc.

An important aspect of investing is understanding the types of investment risk and the best procedures to minimize the negative effects on a portfolio. The reason we want to explore […]

### SAIM/U1 Topic 5 Measurement of Systematic and Unsystematic Risk

The risk is the degree of uncertainty in any stage of life. For instance, while crossing the road, there is always a risk of getting hit by a vehicle if […]