ETF v/s Mutual Funds: What would you choose?
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ETF v/s Mutual Funds: What would you choose?

Imagine a bright-eyed youngster with a wish to invest, but all he has to call his capital for this purpose is ₹500. While the youngster’s motives might mean well, they might be somewhat under-funded. Most investors that wish to start young, often face this trouble. There’s only so much you can get as “pocket money”.

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Revenue model of Insurance companies
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Revenue model of Insurance companies

Insurance company payouts... We’ve seen the dramatic presentation of these in various media where someone’s life is put in peril to release a massive payday in the form of insurance ke paise or we see the “besahara family” looking for respite in the form of insurance ke paise.

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Importance of Retirement Planning
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Importance of Retirement Planning

As you live, you inspire; when you die, you expire, but before you die, you retire. Retirement is a phase in people's lives that most go into without much forethought. When it comes to old age, people forcefully limit themselves to a life of frugality when the maintenance of a reasonably well-funded life isn't out of people's reach with just some retirement planning.

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The Reality of Big Billion Days
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The Reality of Big Billion Days

“SALE! SALE! SALE!” Sounds familiar? Remember those days when companies used such hook-lines to drag our attention? Things have changed completely now. Most companies use different ways to hook us in with massive sales and discounts.

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Top 5 NBFC Stocks in India
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Top 5 NBFC Stocks in India

Retail banking in India is a massive domain, providing services from deposits to loans and everything in between. But there is a specific sector providing specific services. They’re not banking institutions but rather, Non-Banking financial institutions commonly known as NBFC. 

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How to predict stock trends using Golden Crossover Strategy?
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How to predict stock trends using Golden Crossover Strategy?

The fraternity of technical analysts is often dubbed as ‘financial astrologers.’ These smarties are always hooked on the screens analysing and interpreting various patterns that candlesticks form during the trading hours. 

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How to Invest in Unlisted Shares in India?
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How to Invest in Unlisted Shares in India?

Ola, Flipkart, PhonePe, Delhivery, Byjus are all market giants, be it in terms of valuations, the number of services and products offered, or their reach in the market. But unlike the bigwigs like Tata, HDFC, and Reliance, these firms are not listed on stock exchanges.

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Different types of Financial Derivatives in India
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Different types of Financial Derivatives in India

India has the World's Largest Derivatives Exchange by Volume, as per a business article by Bloomberg. This is indeed a remarkable achievement as the NSE’s derivatives volume spiked by 57% to 5.96 billion contracts in 2019 compared to CME’s (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) 4.83 billion contracts.

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What are Overnight Funds?
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What are Overnight Funds?

What if we said you could have a low-risk and less volatile debt mutual fund that could be converted into cash within a day or so? Liquid funds, you ask? No No, even more liquid than liquid funds are these Overnight Funds!

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How to Invest in Government Bonds?
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How to Invest in Government Bonds?

Stock market entices pretty much every individual on this planet, and why shouldn’t it? After all, it offers far better returns than any other investment avenue in the regulated markets. However, not many people have a heart of steel to deal with the vigorous palpitations that it sets out due to fluctuations in share prices. So, is there any other option that we can tap on?

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 Should you be a Copycat Investor?
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Should you be a Copycat Investor?

“At one point, I recognized that Warren Buffett, though he had every advantage in learning from Ben Graham, did not copy Ben Graham but, rather, set out on his own path and ran money his way, by his own rules.” - Michael Burry.

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Top 5 Emerging Bluechip Stocks in India
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Top 5 Emerging Bluechip Stocks in India

Just because you gave it a different name doesn’t change what it really is! You might be wondering why we wrote this as it sounds completely irrelevant to the topic but what if we told you that it isn’t beside the point?

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Everything you need to know about Junk Bonds
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Everything you need to know about Junk Bonds

“One man’s junk is another man’s treasure.” Hola, people! I hope you all are doing great. It’s highly likely that your first thought on hearing junk would have been something that doesn’t add value. But what if we told you that sometimes even junk is somewhat valuable? Weird, right? Well, it won’t be after you go through this piece in which we will be discussing everything about junk bonds.

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Aptus Value Housing Finance IPO - A hit or a miss?
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Aptus Value Housing Finance IPO - A hit or a miss?

What drives the housing market, you ask? The population of India was close to 1.2 billion according to the Census 2011, but you will be astounded to know that there were nearly 246 million households only! And now, when the population is estimated to touch an overwhelming peak of 1.5 billion by 2031, the number of households is expected to grow only to 376 million over the same period as projected by the CRISIL Research.

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Coca Cola vs Pepsi - The Hot War of your Cold Drinks
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Coca Cola vs Pepsi - The Hot War of your Cold Drinks

Talk of brand wars, and you can’t miss this one!

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How to Know the Right time to Sell a Stock?
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How to Know the Right time to Sell a Stock?

“The investor’s chief problem—and his worst enemy—is likely to be himself. In the end, how your investments behave is much less important than how you behave.” - Benjamin Graham 

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Should you Invest in Companies with a High Margin? - A Myth Buster
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Should you Invest in Companies with a High Margin? - A Myth Buster

It’s a general consensus that investing in companies with high margins is a good bet. Sure, it works. But, is it true every time?

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Gold Exchange Traded Funds: Understanding a Different Form of Gold
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Gold Exchange Traded Funds: Understanding a Different Form of Gold

"Gold is no longer an investment. Gold is no longer a portfolio item. Gold is certainly not a trading vehicle. Gold is your lifeline and I mean that literally."

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