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The technology may have advanced to HFT Trading, algorithmic trading but the rogue inside the human will always US Flash Crash Traderoverpower the technology.

Let’s try to understand the case of Navinder Singh Sarao , Has he became the scapegoat ?

According to the justice department Mr Sarao and his firm is guilty of Nav Sarao Futures, made £26m ($40m) illegally over five years.

He has been accused of using an “automated trading program” to manipulate markets, and contributing to the flash crash of 6 May 2010. On that day, the Dow Jones index lost 700 points in a matter of minutes – wiping about $800bn off the value of US shares – before recovering just as quickly. Continue reading

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The most generic question that I have found among the first time investors is how to select the Mutual fund, which fund to bloginvest . Here are some tips that might help you .I do not write much on personal finance, and I doubt how many investors have the visibility on these 7 factors to invest in the mutual funds.

Seven Factors To Consider:

  1. Management Stability: If you find a great manager, hang on to them. Top managers usually continue to perform better in up and down markets, because they have the stability and experience to stay focused on their objective.Let them work for you and enjoy the stability.
  2. Management Participation: The management team of a great mutual fund usually invests heavily in their own fund. Continue reading

Investing in the stock market is a bit counter-intuitive. It would seem that the investor that puts in more time and effort managing bloghis investments should have an edge over other investors. However, this extra effort actually can create serious problems. A more hands-off strategy typically works out better for most investors. This is the power of passive investing.

Active vs. Passive Investing

An active investor is trying to get above average market returns by constantly buying and selling stocks. He hopes to find the most profitable stocks on the market through research and market timing. The problem with this is that only half of investors in the stock market can be above average each year. If your picks go wrong, you can earn less than the average return of the market. Continue reading

The risk/return tradeoff could easily be called the “ability-to-sleep-at-night test.” While some people can handle the equivalent of financial 813530skydiving without batting an eye, others are terrified to climb the financial ladder without a secure harness. Deciding what amount of risk you can take while remaining comfortable with your investments is very important.

In the investing world, the dictionary definition of risk is the chance that an investment’s actual return will be different from expected. Technically, this is measured in statistics by standard deviation. Risk means you have the possibility of losing some or even all of our original investment.   Continue reading

Choosing a Mutual Fund

How to choose a mutual fund is always been a big question in front of the investor. The generic answer that every body provides is it imagesdepends upon the intension and purpose of the investor. It holds true in the circumstances when you have the series of asset managing companies starting from AIG, AXIS, BARODA, BHARTIAXA, BIRLA, BNP, CANARA, DAIWA, DEUTSCHE, DSP, EDELWEISS, ESCORTS, FIDELITY,GOLDMAN, HDFC, HSBC, ICICI, IDBI, IDFC, IIFL, INDIABULLS, ING, JM, JPMORGAN, KOTAK, LIC, NOMURA, LNT, MIRAE, MORGAN, MOTILAL, PEERLESS, PRAMERICAPRINCIPAL, PNB, QUANTUM, RELIANCE, RELIGARE, SAHARA, SBI, SUNDARAM, TATA, TAURUS, TEMPLETON, UNIONKBC and UTI ,all the asset management companies run a various category and schemes of mutual funds under them from Large-cap, Liquid, Ultrabond, Midcap, Fixed maturity, global and sectoral funds to name a few. Continue reading

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