No doubt that India is in the phase of bull run. The brokers calling you for more investment for securities, Mutual funds, debt, Insurance etc. I know people hate to visit the regulatory websites like SEBI, RBI, IRDA and make most of their decision based on the brokers advise.
Quick question before proceeding further how many ever read the prospectus before signing the document for investments.? I guess very few of them.
Sharing some bold points issued by SEBI for securities & Mutual funds at least this is minimum information the person should have before investing 🙂
For Securities : Continue reading “Bull run and the Brokers chase”
In the past years my posts on 14th February some way or the other have been in conversations between Love and Finance, my last post in 2013 on Feb 14th was a kind of open proposal expression through the priceless charts Love you by Finance Market Professional : Valentine day! , also today my blog turned-up 6 years old, and my first ever post was on the Mergers and Acquisitions in India! and the government policies .
Getting back to the topic for today A few years ago, somebody asking this question on market timings would have been dismissed as a nit-picking nerd, but today that question has become extremely important. Last week, the Wall Street Journal’s Money Beat blog ! carried an interesting story about how this difference cost a trader $100,000. Continue reading “At What Time the Market closes 4:00:00 PM or 4:00:01 PM”
The Financial Services Industry as a whole have been facing criticism in somewhat or in different form. In the mean time
we are trying to see the industry from the Behavioral prospective and trying to break the problems as follows:
• Simplicity does not pay well: Investing should be relatively simple: Buy broad asset classes, hold them over long periods of time, re balance periodically, get off the tracks when the locomotive is bearing down on you. The problem is its easier in theory than is reality to execute. And, it is difficult to charge excessive fees for these services.
• Confusion is not a bug, it’s a feature: Thus, the massive choice, Continue reading “Financial Services Industry where it has gone wrong”