Halal Ninja Your guide to halal investing

How to Analyze Companies

Having found a bunch of leads to look into, the next step is to analyze the companies to sort out the good from the bad. In this post, I describe how I do exactly that. Read more →

Deep Value Investing

This is the first in a series of posts where I describe how I stumbled upon Deep Value Investing, and my approach to shooting for 50 - 100% yearly gains. Read more →

Valuing Companies Using The DCF Method

Discount Cash Flow (DCF) is arguably the most popular method for valuing companies today. In this post, I explain exactly how it works and work through a recent example — applying the DCF method to arrive at a valuation for Stich Fix ($SFIX). Read more →

The AAOIFI Standard For Halal Investing

This post covers the AAOIFI standard of investing in shares, dictating what is permissible and what is not according to the standard. We'll investigate the sources behind these conclusions as well and assess their reasoning and applicability. Read more →

Why are Halal ETFs So Expensive?

ETFs generally cost under 0.1% in yearly expense fees, with the most popular at just 0.03%. Halal ETFs, on the other hand, cost a *minimum* of 0.5% — roughly 15 times more, per year. Why is that? Read more →

Halal Mutual Funds

Mutual funds serve a similar role as ETFs: providing diversified access to a market segment. They are, however, more expensive. So why do they exist? And when would you consider investing in Mutual Funds instead of just going with ETFs? Read more →

Equity ETFs for Halal Investors

This is the definitive post on Halal ETFs, covering all ETFs that list *only* halal stocks, their performance, expense ratios — and my recommendation for which you should choose. Read more →

Risk & Diversification

Investing offers a great opportunity to increase wealth, but it's not without risk. The wrong trade can destroy wealth just as easily as it creates it, and it's important to talk about how to manage the risks of your portfolio as a whole. This becomes especially important as you near retirement (or if you happen to be helping your parents with investing prior to their retirement). Read more →

Designing a Portfolio

This post is all about designing the ideal portfolio *for you*. Think of a portfolio as a nice dish. To prepare it, you need: ingredients (those are your asset classes), and a recipe — which is what this post is all about! Read more →

Why Should I Care About Investing?

If you're just starting out your investing journey, you may be wondering: what's all this fuss about investing? Why should I care? Is it even worth learning about, or is it just some esoteric activity fancy businessman take pleasure in? Read more →

Introduction to Halal Investing

Alot of my Muslim friends & family do very little investing, or think of investing as risky, based entirely on speculation (bets on 'hot' companies). I built this site to fix this misconception. Investing, when done right, can provide a tremendous source of wealth — since Muslim's donate (at least) 2.5% of their wealth annually through Zakat, that will translate directly into money in the hands of the needy. Read more →