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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 →

Peaceful Investing

“There was never a good war or a bad peace.”  – Benjamin Franklin History is witness, that an excessive state of flux, war, or excitement does very little good, and in matters as important as money, what we actually need… Continue Reading →

10 Books Every Investor Should Read in 2019

One of the best ways to become a successful investor and a smart one at that is to pick up a good book written by an expert on investment and financial planning. We all need good investment guidance from time-to-time,… Continue Reading →

When The Going Gets Tough The Tough Get Going

The Sensex and Nifty are at all-time highs. However, most investors’ portfolios are not at all-time highs. Rather, a lot of investors are still feeling the pain of negative returns in their portfolios. Many might be puzzled as to why… Continue Reading →

Assembly elections and its impact on stock market

Election outcomes generally tend to draw dramatic reactions from the Indian stock markets. Markets on Monday, a day before the state elections, ended down 2% owing to the results of the exit polls, which hinted towards a losing streak for… Continue Reading →

Two years after demonetisation: A quick recap on where India stands today

It was on Nov 8, 2016 that PM Modi announced demonetisation and brought it into effect. Time flies past so quickly. It was around this time that year when PM Modi announced demonetization of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes. It’s been… Continue Reading →

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