It is customary for older people to talk about the loose morals of the younger generation, the increased corruption, and lamenting ‘In our times things were not as bad’. Frankly some of the horror stories that I have heard in banking channels makes me wonder, if I have no clue of the eps, why bother […]

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A few people have asked me…’should I increase my SIP in gold’. Frankly¬† for me the answer is ‘I do not know’. However I realise that many of them are sitting on small losses or a very poor return if they have invested in the last 10-12 months. The Rupee not long ago was 40 […]

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No people do not ask me this question, they tell me. “I am sure you will agree…during such times one should sit on cash”. I almost wince. I do know that oil is floundering, the US $ is rising. Yes there will be a Greek vote, yes the Euro is clueless. Japanese currency’s strength is […]

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I have been hearing from friends about good real estate deals in US and UK. Not that real estate there is a good deal or a bad deal, but when you compare it to Indian prices, it surely looks attractive. It may also be some kind of a protection for people investing only in India. […]

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First of all, I hate predicting – especially if it is about the future! Having said that it is necessary to look at some of the over optimism that is there in the market and at some of the problems too. So today let us look at the issues: A stagnating Europe and USA will […]

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Just wondering what advise would the American investors be getting from their advisers? Well they must be saying: – US has been downgraded, but our government is still able to borrow at rates at their lowest rates in the past 60 years. – US is growing at a rate better than all the others in […]

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When all of us feel that there is no risk, risk happens. Like all of us were sure that the markets will go from 21000 to 25000 it went to 9000. Market is a great humiliator -and exactly when you feel you have understood it all, it slaps you. At times it hits you in […]

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