Obama has his work cut out for him. He first has to address the “Fiscal Cliff” that is facing the US staring 2013. The Fiscal Cliff is the Bush era tax breaks coming to an end leadRead More
The second quarter 2013 results for most of the stocks recommended by us in the Selecting Stocks for the Future Series and the Identifying the Indian Apple series has been releasedRead More
RBI disappointed bond markets by just cutting the CRR (Cash Reserve Ratio) by 25bps in its policy review on the 30th of October 2012. The market was expecting at least a 25bps repoRead More
US and China released positive economic data last week and this data helped equity markets across the globe close positive to flat week on week. US consumer confidence index for OcRead More
Transcript of the Podcast Hi This is your editor Arjun Parthasarathy speaking. The Friday podcast is a value add feature for the followers of Investors are Idiots.com. The brief poRead More
The RBI has inadvertently placed a lot of pressure on the Indian Rupee (INR) through its 30th October 2012 policy review statement. The central bank has lowered the GDP forecast, uRead More
Uncertain November for markets November is the beginning of the Christmas holiday season across the globe. India celebrates Diwali, which is one of its most important festivals, inRead More
Equity and bond markets were hoping that the RBI would give them a cause for cheer on the festival of Diwali on the 13th of November 2012. However the central bank put paid to thatRead More
Shortlisting stocks for the portfolio based on a set of quantative parameters The  following are the quantative parameters for stock selection. Free float market capitalization of Read More
The third quarter 2012 earnings of US corporates are hurting market sentiments. Companies from Apple and Intel to Caterpillar and Alcoa posted results that were below or just aboutRead More
The Renminbi (Chinese Yuan or CNY) hit a record against the US Dollar (USD) on the 26th of October 2012. The USD/CNY rate closed at CNY 1.2380 on Friday an all time high for the YuRead More
RBI last cut repo rate in April 2012, where the repo rate was cut by 50bps. RBI will cut repo rate by 50bps on the 30th of October 2012 even as it revises GDP growth estimates fromRead More
Action Invest with your head and not with your heart for your children Children are the best excuse for selling wrong financial products Ravi had two growing children and as a goodRead More
Identifying the Indian Apple-Part 17 The listed Cable and Satellite stocks are seeing their valuations being heavily stretched on market optimism on cable TV digitisation and on opRead More