|July 26, 2007|
|5 investing gems from Peter Lynch|
One of USA's greatest fund managers mentions 5 great investing ideas in his book, One Up on the Wall Street. Here they are.
MFs: Don't fall for cash back schemes
Some MF distributors offer 'cash back' to investors who invest through them to sweeten the deal. This is a throwback from the days when LIC agents gave cash back to individuals who bought policies through them.
|July 24, 2007|
|6 things you must know about endowment plans|
Endowment policies still form a major part of the insurance policies LIC sells. Given this, there are certain things that individuals should understand about endowment policies.
MF review: Opportunity comes knocking
While both are risky propositions, Franklin does take a higher risk and is more aggressive. But the aggression has paid off and the fund has delivered handsomely. If you are looking for a racy fund, this one fits the bill.
|July 07, 2007|
|Double indexation demystified!|
Simply put, indexation means adjusting the cost of the capital asset (in this case a mutual fund), by incorporating the impact of inflation during the period of holding.
|July 06, 2007|
|5 common investment mistakes|
Remember that the list of mistakes one must avoid is endless, but here we highlight the 5 most common mistakes.
Can predictions make you rich?
The surest way in theory to become rich is to know tomorrow's stock prices today. The moment we master the art and science of understanding market trends, and harness our skills of accurately predicting the trends, we will start rolling in wealth.
How to pick the right mutual fund
The following discussion is an attempt to look at some of the parameters to decide how to select mutual funds for investments.
|July 05, 2007|
|Why MFs launch closed-ended schemes|
In a closed-ended scheme a mutual fund is allowed to charge initial issue expenses of up to 6% of the amount raised to the investor.
|July 04, 2007|
|2 mid-cap funds worth investing in|
Franklin India Prima and Sundaram Select Midcap are two mid cap funds that risk-taking investors should consider investing in.
5 things to know about fixed deposits
With interest rates rising over the last one year, fixed deposits have become popular again. But there are certain things that you should know about fixed deposits before they go around investing in them.