The Archegos Capital fiasco: Leverage gone wrong
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The Archegos Capital fiasco: Leverage gone wrong

Archegos Capital is making headlines, not for good reasons, though! But what's the matter exactly? Why is everyone talking about this? No idea? Well, read on to know.

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What is Marginal Cost?
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What is Marginal Cost?

Do you know how a company decides the quantity of output it should produce? No? Well, the answer is marginal cost. In this article, let's understand what marginal cost is. And why is it essential for a company?

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Best Financial Strategies for Personal Finance
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Best Financial Strategies for Personal Finance

Did you know that the unemployment rate rose to a whopping 20% during Covid-19? This massive unemployment made migrants return to their villages. Also, the employed folks had a tough time managing their finances. Had they known about personal Finance, probably they could have sailed through the storm smoothly.

Continue Reading about 29 days ago
Understanding Cost of Capital
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Understanding Cost of Capital

It is the fundamental principle that "Higher the risk, higher the returns." That is from the view of investors. For a business, it is "Higher the risk higher is the cost." 

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Flipkart exploring the SPAC route of going public
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Flipkart exploring the SPAC route of going public

Today, the hottest thing in finance is four letters’ long – SPAC. For a while now, it has been rife in Wall Street. To us Indians, it wouldn’t have mattered until desi companies got associated with the news. So yeah, Flipkart and others are exploring the SPAC route of going public in the US. Sounds interesting?

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Peak Margin Rules: Margin requirement reaches a new peak!
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Peak Margin Rules: Margin requirement reaches a new peak!

A few days before, NSE technical glitch would have made you sad as you lost the opportunity to earn profits without any fault of your own. But you will be sadder after knowing that the new peak margin norms came into effect from March 1, wherein SEBI is planning to double the peak margin. It looks like SEBI is planning to convert us from traders to investors. Trading may get you more profits, but what is the point of becoming a millionaire if you don't even have time to enjoy your life.

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How to Become a Millionaire: Achieving Financial Success
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How to Become a Millionaire: Achieving Financial Success

Did you know that only 20% of the millionaires of the world have inherited their wealth? The rest, 80%, made it to the top on their own. And it makes you think if they can, why can't you?

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Why Financial Planning is Important for Women?
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Why Financial Planning is Important for Women?

In the 21st century, women are at par with men. From just being a stay-at-home spouse, women have come a long way, facing the patriarchal society, getting their rights, and then securing the top position of the companies and countries.

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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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What is Hedging?
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What is Hedging?

Complimenting your mom on the day of your results, helping your siblings when you need a favour, or praying to God on the day of a job result; these are some things we all do in life, whenever we come across a point where situations seem out of our hands. We hope that doing so will save us from the eventual risk of getting the worse outcome, right?

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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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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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Cash Flow Statement: Understanding all the elements
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Cash Flow Statement: Understanding all the elements

At the end of the month, individuals evaluate their monthly expenditures to reflect on their financial status. This statement of their expenditures tells them how much cash in hand they have for a specific period, and accordingly will help in making their future spending decisions within their budget.

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What is Repo Rate and Reverse Repo Rate?
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What is Repo Rate and Reverse Repo Rate?

Are you a banking enthusiast? Do you aspire to build your career in the banking industry? Well, there are many who wish to do the same, but there are only a few who succeed in achieving these goals. A proper dedication, passion, and most importantly, knowledge and understanding of the banking world will certainly help you in becoming a successful banker. 

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16 Important Deadlines for 2021
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16 Important Deadlines for 2021

The world changed dramatically in 2020. We were hit by a rare disaster, the COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in a substantial loss of human lives. And, to contain the spread of this contagion, the country had to go into the Great Lockdown. The result? There has been a magnificent collapse in the economic activities with lingering uncertainty about its revival. 

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Quantitative and Qualitative Instruments of Monetary Policy
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Quantitative and Qualitative Instruments of Monetary Policy

The implementation of RBI's Quantitative and Qualitative (Called as Monetary Policy) instruments plays an important role in the development of the country. If the required money supply for the economy is not available in the market, it leads to a decline in investment in the economy. On the other hand, if the money supply in the economy is more than what is required, then the poor section of the economy will suffer because the price of essential commodities will rise.

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Serum Institute of India (SII): A leading name in Immunology
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Serum Institute of India (SII): A leading name in Immunology

The year 2020 indeed will remain in the pages of history forever!!  Standing today at the exit door of 2020, all we can think of is Covid-19. Such an unexpected year, who would have thought that this year could lock us all in, cancel all our plans and more frighteningly, will bring the end of so many lives. The pandemic of Covid-19 affected all our lives massively. In addition to the tremendous loss of lives, the pandemic paused the professional and personal lives of millions.

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FIIs reduce stake consistently in 40 large-caps in 2020
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FIIs reduce stake consistently in 40 large-caps in 2020

India has been the favourite investment destination for FIIs emerging markets, and FIIs has been the net buyers of domestic equities. Since 2012, banks have remained the investment choice for FIIs. "In the last eight years, FIIs favourite sector was banking, financials, oil & gas, and capital products. within the last 3 years, insurance as a sector got the eye of FIIs and attracted important flows,"

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