Should the stock markets be closed?

There is lot of debate on whether the stock markets should be closed. The major arguments combine numerous issues. I have tried below to address some of them based on my knowledge of how markets operate and leveraging experience in… Continue Reading →

Why is it crucial to track the performance of your mutual fund?

One of the hottest investment options today, mutual funds investment plans are constantly browsed by investors to see the best one that fits their needs. The fact that you can invest in mutual funds online through a Systematic Investment Plan… Continue Reading →

The new and old tax regime, which one is better for you

Be it lowering tax rates to making tax reforms, the government in the Union Budget 2020 came up with some interesting proposals that could provide individual taxpayers with the much required relief. However, as expected, the taxpayers need to be… Continue Reading →

4 crucial points you must consider while starting your ELSS tax savings SIP

Investing in mutual funds has gained immense popularity over the past decade or so. The SIP route for investment in MFs has made it comfortable and easy for us to explore this asset class. The additional benefit you get from… Continue Reading →

Power of attorney (POA) should not be banned

There have been certain media reports wherein there are discussions on banning of Limited Power of Authority Attorney (POA) given by customers to brokers for Depository accounts. The need for the same had arisen due to the following commercial exigencies:… Continue Reading →

Is saving different from investing and speculating

The first step to become a very successful investor is to understand the difference between saving, investing, and speculating. Although closely related, these are totally different concepts. Misinterpretation of these three concepts can put you at serious risk of losing… Continue Reading →

3 key expectations of the common man from the Union Budget 2020

Earlier, around september 2019, India’s Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitaraman had slashed the corporate tax rate. Thus, the common man’s expectation from the 2020 Budget has increased. The common man is now looking forward to changes that can help him or… Continue Reading →

Infosys: Scientific Investing Test Case

The whistleblower letters crashed the Infosys (Infy) stock by more than 16% on 21st Oct. We believe that the investors’ response was stricken with panic given the multiple corporate misgovernance episodes that have unfolded in the last couple of years where… Continue Reading →

Successful Investors Cooperate With Market

“For a lot of investors, Mr. Market is that illusive entity whom we are all distantly acquainted with but know very little about. So, who is Mr. Market, and what is his role in the investment world? Benjamin Graham invented… Continue Reading →

Charlie Munger’s 3-stock Portfolio: Is it really what it pretends to be?

In a 2017 video, Charlie Munger famously claims that he owns just 3 investments, viz; Costco, Berkshire Hathaway and an investment in Li Lu’s investment partnership. He claims to have worked this out quite early in life and has apparently… Continue Reading →

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