Monday, September 9, 2013

Tips to survive the slowdown & put your investment portfolio back on track

Tips to survive the slowdown & put your investment portfolio back on track
The investing landscape has turned very volatile in recent weeks. Here's how to tackle the uncertainty and put your portfolio back on track.
Strategies of seven families to cope with the slowdown
ET Wealth talks to seven families to understand how they are coping with the downturn.
Financial crisis: Six biases to avoid in a downturn
The current financial crisis is not the first of its kind, nor will it be the last. Here are some reactions that you should get rid of.
What happens if a lender takes over a housing project?
It is not always a setback for buyers because the project may get completed faster.
National Pension Scheme funds hit by downturn
As stocks tumble and bonds recede, NPS funds have churned out losses in the past year and have given insipid returns in the long term.
Quote of the week
"Manipulative activities happen in the market, but they have been vastly curtailed. Sebi must always remain active about this."
UK Sinha Chairman
How diversification helped Prasads to achieving targets

Family Finances

The Prasads have built a strong asset base, but dependence on real estate and debt means they are missing out on high returns.
Finding a solution to crisis: Reforms will not help if fraud is not curbed

Financial Planning

The question we should ask is not whether the current financial crisis will lead to reforms, but whether fraudulent practices will be replaced by ethical ones.
How Udit Mittal built a Rs 10 crore consultancy firm 'Unison International'

Money-making venture

Udit Mittal figured he could build a business empire on giving advice while he was in B-school, and gradually build a Rs 10 crore consultancy.
SRS Group: How Anil Jindal built his Rs 5000 cr empire with a seed capital of Rs 10 lakh


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A comprehensive, structured portfolio review during high market volatility is a good practice. An investor can use this opportunity to refresh goals.
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