Monday, June 3, 2013

Stock crash: How to shield yourself against such l...

Stock crash: How to shield yourself against such losses
News about ethical and legal transgressions by companies, promoters or senior managers can cause a stock to suddenly crash. Here's how you can shield yourself against such losses.
Is it time to buy stocks of public sector banks?
The performance of PSU banks has been dismal, but their current low valuations will help them to outperform their private peers when the economy improves.
How to change job and get hired in a new industry
If the industry in which you work doesn’t seem to have a bright future, it’s time to shift to another sector. Here’s how you can do it.
Buying a used car? Here's your checklist
You don't have to be a mechanic to spot at least some signs of potential problems when buying a used car.
All you need to know to plan a trip to Hong Kong
Here’s all you need to know about a trip to the Fragrant Harbour, which packs everything from culture and theme parks to endless shopping.
Quote of the week
"Global prices, especially commodity prices, certainly softened in the past few months. But we cannot take the soft prices for granted."
D Subbarao Governor
High income will make it easy to achieve goals

Family Finances

When it comes to planning finances, each family has its own peculiar problems. While some may face a cash crunch, others don’t know what to do with their excess cash.
The importance of market speculation, and its economic benefit

Financial Planning

Speculators act on information instantly and are willing to buy and sell on whim, thus bringing necessary liquidity in the market.
Bluegape: The Rs 5 crore fan merchandise venture of IITians Ayush Varshney  &  Sahil Baghla

Money-making venture

The duo received orders from fellow students, got the posters printed at a local shop that was 20 km away and then delivered these to their peers.
How Pankaj Thapar tapped e-commerce boom to set up a Rs 20-cr global garment venture


Undeterred by failures and family pressure, Thapar successfully tapped the e-commerce boom to set up a Rs 20-cr garment venture with presence across different countries.
Check out funds that have fared well in different time spans

Top Funds

To select the most reliable equity funds, ET Wealth analysed 349 and came up with 14 that have fared well in different time spans.

Financial Calculators

Plan your car
Plan your car
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Use this calculator to find out if it is worthwhile to shift your home loan to another bank? Just enter the data and click next. It's that easy.
Home Loan Refinance
Home Loan Refinance
Should you refinance your home loan?
Find out how much you will have on retirement with different combinations of savings, percentage returns, time to go and tax rate.
If you don’t want to waste time or increase your frustration while traversing these, invest in a device that offers a GPS solution to ease navigation.
While they can be very rewarding, these funds also carry higher risks. Retail investors should approach them with a lot of caution. Sector funds offer some advantages too.
Traditional investing wisdom says that mid-cap stocks are more risky compared to large caps and the same holds true for mutual funds too.
Despite a small jump in share prices due to fundamental improvements in the fourth quarter, PTC India continues to trade at compelling valuations.
As interest rates drop and the outlook for the markets turns positive, it would be beneficial to invest in equities before valuations soar, says Reddy.
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