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The number of instruments in which you can trade is many. You can trade equities, currencies, bonds, commodities and even weather and art. In India trading in equities, currencies Read More
The report card of the Indian government headed by the PM, Dr. Manmohan Singh is likely to read 5/100 for taking care of public savings. The five marks are only for recognizing, alRead More
US housing market data came in positive for November 2012 with previously owned housing sales hitting a three year high. The record low mortgage rates in the US and the slump in thRead More
Liquidity tightened considerably last week with the market borrowing from RBI crossing Rs 170,000 crores. Third quarter advance tax payments led to outflows from the system causingRead 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
Thank you for participating in the “Trust Factor in your Investment Decisions” survey. The results are telling and also give us satisfaction that by giving we are receiRead More
RBI has guided for a shift in policy to supporting growth from the earlier policy of containing inflation expectations. The central bank maintained policy rates status quo in its pRead More
RBI made the December 2012 policy review a non event and guided markets for monetary easing starting January 2013. Equity, bond and currency markets will start factoring easing sysRead More
The Sensex and Nifty consolidated levels last week with marginal falls week on week. The Indian Rupee (INR) closed higher on the back of a broad US Dollar (USD) weakness. The outloRead More
The bond market will be hopeful of a repo rate cut in RBI’s 18th December 2012 mid quarter policy review given the fall in inflation for November 2012 and on the back of governmentRead More
The Fed’s targets imply rising equity markets, falling US treasury prices, strong USD and falling gold prices. Position your investments for this scenario for 2013. The US Federal Read 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
India’s second quarter 2012-13 GDP growth of 5.3% against a growth rate of 5.5% see in the first quarter is expected to take the full year GDP growth to its lowest levels seen sincRead More
What is the definition of long term in financial markets? Is long term measured in terms of years, if so what is the right number of years that defines long term? Is long term fiveRead More
Banks such as UBS and Credit Susisse are charging institutional depositors to accept deposits in Swiss Francs (CHF).  Depositors have to pay money to the banks (as much as 1% in soRead More

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