Podcast | Beginner’s Guide to Investing — Derivatives

In a letter to his shareholders in 2002, Buffet wrote, “In our view…derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction, carrying dangers that, while now latent, are potentially lethal.” And as if that were not enough, the Vatican recently dubbed them as a ticking time bomb. At their core, derivatives are really not that complicated. A derivative More...

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By Loknath Das On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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The Truth About Investing

Invest Recently, I wrote a blog post titled “How I Plan to Invest.” Since then, I’ve spoked to quite a few people on their own approaches to investing. These conversations have been both interesting More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Keyman insurance plan is meant only for select senior employees, while group term plan is a uniform benefit

Keyman insurance is meant to protect regular cash flows of a company due to death of a key person like a chief executive officer or sales head. Photo: Fanatic Studio As a company, should I buy keyman insurance More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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How to make sure you’re investing with the right robo-advisor

You may want to take another look at your robo-advisor to make sure you’re investing with the right platform. As existing robo-advisors switch up or add new offerings and new entrants come into the market, More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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How much risk can you take when investing? Here’s how to find out

Roopali Gupta and her husband are software professionals. Unsure of how much risk they were capable of taking, the two have parked all their money in bank deposits. However, they do realise that in order to More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Does investing in sectoral equity mutual funds make sense?

Harsh Jain Sector funds are mutual fund schemes that invest in a specific industry or sector only. This might sound counter-intuitive since mutual funds are preferred for the diversification they offer. However, More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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What Should You Know About A Company Before Making An Investment?

Stock investments need to be profitable and absolutely no gambling should be involved. The only situation in which you should make an investment is when you know that profits are highly likely to appear in the More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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This is the big blunder that many average investors are committing now

Many average investors are committing a blunder now. It’s not all their fault, though, as information is often dumbed down in the interest of simplicity. As Einstein said: “Everything should be made as simple More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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The stock market is scary. But here’s why you still should invest

Better buckle up. Volatility is back on Wall Street. On Monday the Dow sunk a record 1,175 points. Tuesday started off scary, but the index ended the day up more than 500 points. Thursday was another wild ride More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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If you’re not investing, you should be. There’s a sale in the stock market right now.

(Bigstock) Attention, discount shoppers, the recent stock market dive is like a holiday weekend sale. This is your chance to get stocks for less. There has been a lot of advice for investors. Don’t panic, the More...