Though metal stocks have been resurgent, their inherent volatility makes them a risky investment currently.

With the markets facing pressure, the Nifty may fall to sub-4,800 levels, offering a negative outlook for the short and the long term.
Kamya Jaiswal considers if she should sell the three poor performers in her portfolio. Find out why she holds back two.
An aggressive blueprint to improve infrastructure will boost the revenues of construction firms, making them an attractive pick for investors.
Kamya Jaiswal realises that interpreting quarterly results is not easy, but the hands-on approach is educational.
The Nifty's rise since February is likely to end. The ensuing correction will present a good opportunity to buy stocks.
A combination of derivative market tools like open interest and futures prices can help determine the cash market direction.
Analysts are hard put to dispute that markets will be volatile this year. And volatility means opportunities to buy at dips.
The combination of stocks and options can offer unlimited gains with limited risks to shortterm investors.
The stocks that have paid high dividends in the past few years have also outperformed the Sensex, making them sound picks for investors.
The Nifty's slide is no reason to worry. In fact, it's time to scout for stocks that are bound to yield good returns in the medium term.
Corporate India is buoyant as the fourth quarter results surpass expectations. Here's a look at the sectors that are spearheading the growth.
A highly sophisticated strategy, the 'butterfly' helps limit losses without having to guess the market direction. However, it also offers limited gains.
Moving up the learning curve, Kamya Jaiswal selects a benchmark to evaluate the growth of her portfolio.
A combination of call and put options can help make profit and limit losses in a market likely to be bearish in the near term.
Market rookie Kamya Jaiswal realises that choosing right sectors is as vital as picking good stocks.
Is the divestment of government stake in public sector undertakings (PSUs) the next big opportunity in the India equity story?
Market rookie Kamya Jaiswal realises that there is more to stock-picking than following broker reports.