Why investors lie

Was glancing through few blogs and found interesting to share why investors lie to themselves written by Barry Ritholtz imagesin his Sunday column.

From the Big chill of 1983

Michael: I don’t know anyone who could get through the day without two or three juicy rationalizations. They’re more important than sex.

Sam: Ah, come on. Nothing’s more important than sex.

Michael: Oh yeah? Ever gone a week without a rationalization?

Self-deception is especially costly when it comes to investing. So let’s consider some of the lies that a lot of you may be telling yourselves and the impact they may have on your portfolios. Continue reading “Why investors lie”

All about Fund Managers

As human beings, we are emotional, impressionable, and often a lot less savvy when it comes to investing than we think.selling-winners-and-holding-onto-losers That can spell disaster for portfolios. More than 80 percent of actively managed U.S. stock funds under performed the market reported by S&P..so a brief description on papal fashions – The investment styles :-

How to select a mutual fund

The market in India for Mutual funds loaded with approximately half of a century and there are thousands of different schemes running across.To chose a mutual fund is a difficult task because your investment horizon, need for investment is more important for the fund’s selection. I have tried to collect the list of mutual funds that could be best to invest in 2012. They are being diversified equityand few debt funds.

Equity funds :
Any fund with holding of more than 65% in equity can be considered Continue reading “How to select a mutual fund”

Fund Managers Styles

Some of the  styles of  the fund managers had their own papal fashions which is called as investment styles,

  • Style :                     Index Fund
  • Meaning :           The fund manager invests to match some  index like S&P 500
  • Reference :          The fund manager has give up trying to beat the market.

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Mutual Fund Selection after Investment Decision

 

The market in India for Mutual funds loaded with approximately half of a century and there are thousands of different schemes running across.To chose a mutual fund is a difficult task because your investment horizon, need for investment is more important for the fund’s selection. I have tried to collect the list of mutual funds that could be best to invest in 2012. They are being diversified equity Continue reading “Mutual Fund Selection after Investment Decision”