Mutual Funds: Not just for equities or saving taxes but substitutes for other investment products including fixed deposits and gold Many believe that mutual funds are all about investing in stocks/shares of listed companies. Some also know that they can invest in mutual funds and save taxes. However, mutual funds offer substitutes for almost all other investment products. For … [Read more...] about Mutual funds or equity shares while understanding mutual funds as proxy for other investment products
AAPL Chart by TradingView Traders provide value to investors as trading makes a stock liquid, helping stock price reach closer to its intrinsic value. Suppose there is no trading for Google and a particular investor wants to exit. He/she may have to sell at a discounted price, lower than the intrinsic value of the share. In the worse case, he/she may not be able to sell … [Read more...] about Why share trading not a zero-sum game?
Just like there is a market for shares of listed companies or commodities, not surprisingly, buy and sell of domain names/websites/apps too have their own marketplaces, popularly classified as digital assets. The most popular one perhaps is Flippa. There is an active community that is open to starter websites as well. This is unlike bigger players such as Empire Flippers and FE … [Read more...] about Digital assets: Three ways to flip a domain name with connected website
The business of banking falls under priority services and all banks whether public or private in India need to comply with stringent guidelines by the RBI. While NPAs (nonperforming assets) are part of their businesses, there is a limit set by RBI as part of good governance. New banks are allowed to be floated only after they demonstrate they are here for the long … [Read more...] about Dividend play and how investing in bank stocks and public sector units different from the rest?
India closely followed by China is the largest importer of gold. Around half of the imported gold is used in gold jewelry. Also, gold is a place to invest for tens and thousands of middle class and an upper-class populace who find real estate tricky and the stock market underperforming for the last five years. At a time when the price of gold in the international market is down … [Read more...] about Gold economics in the time of falling international prices of gold