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Some of my Learning

This cannot be original for sure. It is the result of lots of reading (subconscious cut paste), learning from health related stuff (subconscious cut paste), experience (original mistakes), client mistakes (even tried to prevent a few), …so if you find it common to something somewhere (even my own old post, pardon me): It is not […]

Life of an equity analyst

I can assure you life as an equity analyst is not easy. It was not easy in the 1980s when I was starting life and it is not easy now. The kind of expectation that we put on an analyst to give a call is not funny. I am talking of both the sell side […]

Fundamental Analysis or Technical Analysis? What works?

What is the PE ratio? Ask a Fundamental Analysts and he goes gaga over PE and how it is the best way to decide whether to buy or sell. Great. However when a FA comes on Television he also uses words like “but the share has been heavily oversold”. The anchor in all earnestness goes […]

Should you feel guilty about leaving your job?

When a friend had a job offer from a very good company he could not move. The reason? He said (almost his words) “Subra I have been with these brothers (not mentioning the business too much of a give away) for 14 years, they have been good to me, and I know that I am […]

Financial Justification for Corporate financial learning class….

  Here a summary of why I think a comprehensive financial planning session is FINANCIALLY justified by a company. Very few of large employers are offering broad financial¬†education that includes emphasis on personal budgeting and credit management (Fee-based education should be favored, let the employee realize that there is no free lunch – lesson number […]

Financial literacy: Rejoinder

One thing I like about Manish Chauhan of Jagoinvestor is that he reacts to every mail that he receives. I do not. Well normally I do not. However once in a while I do. When I said that Financial Literacy is nobody’s baby, one Mr. Abhi wrote the following…Below that is my reply: “Abhi Very […]

Critical Personal Finance mistakes

I am not sure whether the Internet and especially Google have done harm or good for the investing community. I see a bunch of self styled (or even qualified with great sounding and little meaning degrees) take some anecdotal examples and write about personal finance. I daresay that personal finance, portfolio management, investing are the […]