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?
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