|November 27, 2006|
|Some great housing stocks to look at |
Even if real estate prices are zooming, housing finance players will continue to do well as the demand for home loans will remain strong.
|November 25, 2006|
|Small screen, big buyouts|
With increasing corporatisation of Indian television, creativity is being backed by professional management. The growth potential is huge.
|November 15, 2006|
|What's good for the Indian post office|
Anyone who has the future of the post office at heart and wants it to be robust and self-reliant, even while discharging important public service obligations, should focus attention on making it autonomous.
Should pension funds be put in markets?
Equity markets offer hugely better returns but since the risks are also real, a 'life-cycle' investment strategy offers a happy solution.
'World economy may disappoint next year'
I think we are coming to a critical point in the global business cycle, where an unbalanced world needs to get rebalanced, says Morgan Stanley economist Stephen Roach.
Blogging acquires corporate hue
Companies will have to set clear guidelines about what is appropriate for a corporate blog and what is not
|November 11, 2006|
|Net game fever catches urban youth|
There's a rage that's fast catching up with young, urban Indians. Computer and Internet gaming are finding a growing number of takers, especially as young converts make sure to stock the latest titles for their Xbox and playstations.
Look, a feature film on my phone!
Mobile content providers are hoping to bring mobile phone owners a comfortable wireless Web experience coupled with a new world of portable multimedia entertainment.
The mystery shopper strikes
Large stores have mystery shoppers to see how well the staff is trained to help you locate the five packets of imported sugar that you took the trouble to hide behind the tea before asking for them!
|November 08, 2006|
|Test your business skills, win Rs 25,000|
There are two trade unions at Alpha Automobiles. Miffed at not having their way, one union calls for a strike. The strike eventually fizzles out but its shadow lies over the next round of talks 3 years later.
|November 04, 2006|
|Why floating home loan rates always rise|
The Indian home loan market, bedazzled by the low rate home loans, forgot to ask one basic question: what is my floating rate loan benchmarked to?
How US firms are wooing employees
Innovative American companies are discovering that mandatory paid vacations and free carwashes -- not salary -- are the best ways to lure the best employees.
Want big profits? Get good looks!
As consumers invest more time and money into what they buy, a growing number of companies are placing heavy emphasis on design.