To be successful you need to have tremendous Self Image. Now the line between self image, self worth and ego is not easy to draw. So one has to keep learning…. When a kid joins corporate India – he/she could get mauled by a boss with a huge ego. The kid has to know when […]

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  The average return on equity investments (without reinvestment of dividends) is about 18% over the past 31 years. Does it mean that every year you got 19%? The answer is no. Such ‘zero standard deviation return’ is possible only in CERTAIN debt instruments. In equity investments there have been years of +242% as well […]

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at various levels the common man has been told lies. The common man being the common man, he believes the newspapers, the television channels, the experts who come on television, the advisers, the media experts…..and everybody and everyone. Let us see some more of the lies that he/ she believe: 1. India is a socialistic […]

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My heart goes out to people who run television channels, magazines and websites – the constant search for news is not easy. Let us take the RBI rate hike which happened. A 0.25% increase in the Repo rate is actually not such a big news, but if you have to write about, it, well, you […]

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¬† There are many myths in investment management …let us break some of them: Buy low and sell high: Such a simple statement to make, and impossible to do in real life. Buy cheap and sell dear. People would like to think¬†this is easy to do, but remember whether a share is high or low […]

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