Bitcoin Myths: Busting The Popular Misconceptions!
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Bitcoin Myths: Busting The Popular Misconceptions!

The meteoric rise and subsequent crash in bitcoin prices have been the mainstay of news headlines for a while now. Bitcoin has become the buzzword, and everyone wants to know what it is and how to get ahold of it.

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What is Bitcoin Mining?
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What is Bitcoin Mining?

We live in a digital age of technology. Many things that we did physically can now be done digitally with the help of technology. The COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent nationwide lockdown forced people to work from home and even the children to take their classes online. 

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Why are the Prices of Petrol and Diesel Sky High?
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Why are the Prices of Petrol and Diesel Sky High?

After what was a year lockdown, 2021 started with a promise of things going back to normal. The nation slowly made its way out of the lockdown as life started to pick pace. Public places, offices, and malls reopened with necessary social distancing guidelines. And well to get to the public places, offices, and malls what do you need? A vehicle – car or a scooter! Right, and what do the vehicles run on? Petrol and diesel!

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Bitcoin: A Curse or A Boon?
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Bitcoin: A Curse or A Boon?

2020 was difficult for many, save for those who owned Bitcoin. Bitcoin came out of 2020 with an all-time high price of approximately Rs. 29 lakhs (nearly $ 40,000) and is currently hovering around Rs.37 lakhs (almost $ 51,000). 

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11 ULIP Charges Everyone Should Know
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11 ULIP Charges Everyone Should Know

What do you think is your key investment goal? A house? A car? Good health? Wealth? Well, investing in your life is the essential goal of any investment you make. As any responsible investor, you should also set aside a specific portion of your monthly income for your goal-based investments. 

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Things To Know About Depositories
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Things To Know About Depositories

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) regulates the money flow in the Indian economy. It is a bank, sure, but can you open an account with the RBI? No, right? Similarly, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) regulated the financial and securities market. You cannot open an account with SEBI either.

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What is a ClearingHouse?
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What is a ClearingHouse?

The Indian stocks and securities market has seen considerable changes over the last few years. Fintech for financial inclusion has played a significant role in improving the efficiency of the transactions carried out daily.

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Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) vs. Fund Of Funds (FOFs)
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Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) vs. Fund Of Funds (FOFs)

The Indian investment scenario has seen a significant change over the last three decades. Nowadays, investors have various investment avenues to pursue based on their liquidity situations and risk appetites.

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Highlights of Union Budget 2021
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Highlights of Union Budget 2021

Picking up in the aftermath of a once-in-a-century pandemic, the country waited with bated breath for the annual budget presentation on February 1. This budget was poised to be India's formal response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Budget 2021 Glossary: Key Terms
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Budget 2021 Glossary: Key Terms

Today, February 1st, 2021, India was waiting for Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present her third union budget for the fiscal year starting from April 1st, 2021. 

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The GameStop Saga: Know What All Happened!
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The GameStop Saga: Know What All Happened!

Do you want to hear a story? It's a tale as old as time – where the young and poor start a crusade against the old and the wealthy. A war takes place. A war for redistribution of wealth among everyone, not just a few. It sounds like some fantasy TV show, right? 

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Changes in Mutual Fund Rules Effective in 2021
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Changes in Mutual Fund Rules Effective in 2021

One of India's largest asset management companies (AMC), Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, on April 23, 2020, made an announcement that shook the entire mutual fund and its investor community. Franklin, in its announcement, declared the winding up of six of its debt funds. 

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The illegal world of CFDs and Binary Options
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The illegal world of CFDs and Binary Options

Investors in India these days have a variety of avenues to trade in derivative instruments – financial rate agreements (FRAs), options, swaps, and futures. In its practical sense, Derivative trading is akin to gambling and is strictly regulated by the RBI and SEBI and laws like FEMA.

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What are multibagger stocks?
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What are multibagger stocks?

What do you expect when you invest in a stock? Returns, of course! But what are the returns that would make you happy – 10% or 50% or 80% or 100% or more? Naturally, returns would make you happy, but it's also natural for you to wonder whether a stock can generate returns of 100% or maybe even more.

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Understanding Side Pocketing in Mutual fund
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Understanding Side Pocketing in Mutual fund

The collapse of the Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL & FS) group in September 2018 sent shockwaves in the Indian investor community. It triggered several effects on the Indian economy, such as a lack of infrastructure funds and a sharp downgrading in credit assessment.

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Bonds – A must have product in your investment portfolio
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Bonds – A must have product in your investment portfolio

In his famous book 'The Ascent of Money,' Niall Ferguson states that the birth of the bonds market is the second greatest revolution in the ascent of money after the creation of credit by banks. 

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Factors to consider before selecting a Stockbroker
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Factors to consider before selecting a Stockbroker

It's 2021. As part of something new to do this year, you are thinking of making some stock market investments. You've looked up everything you need to know about investing. And you have found that the first thing you need is a Demat account! 

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Groww App Review: Is it really safe?
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Groww App Review: Is it really safe?

Mutual funds have taken over the Indian financial markets by storm. Their popularity has grown in recent times, and they've gone on to become the go-to investment option for many investors. 

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