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Eight stocks that have now fallen out of favour and why

Mumbai: While Indian markets have enjoyed a good run this year, here is a quick look at some stocks which have fallen out of investors’ favour, even though they were lucrative bets earlier. The stocks have been selected largely on the basis of changes in analysts’ preferences. Click here for enlarge IT sector Indian software services firms are struggling as US ... Read More »

40 Percent of Small Businesses Have Had Cash Flow Issues Within the Last Year

Small businesses have a tough time managing money and payments, a study has found. According to research conducted by WePay, an online payment service provider, 41 percent of businesses report having experienced cash flow challenges. Sixteen percent say they have experienced payment fraud — just in the last year. Small Businesses Cash Flow Issues and Payment Challenges Cash flow issues seem to have ... Read More »

Most Small Business Owners Have Negative View of Mobile Banking

Small businesses are generally early adopters of technology, but a new survey conducted by RateWatch on the subject of mobile banking says otherwise. According to the survey, which was conducted in the third quarter of 2016, the perception of 69 percent of the respondents regarding this technology was not positive. Another data point in the survey corroborates this fact, as ... Read More »

Hiring Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: Here Are 4 Challenges and Their Solutions

Small business owners are optimistic about almost everything, including their hiring plans, according to the latest Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) and Gallup Small Business Index. More than three in 10 (31 percent) predict the number of jobs at their companies will grow in the next 12 months; just 6 percent say it will shrink. Small Business Hiring Challenges But although small business ... Read More »

We all lose out when politicians ignore what business leaders have to say

Businesses aren’t being heard in today’s political discourse CREDIT: REUTERS There may be little public sympathy for senior business leaders who complain that the voice of business is not being heard. However, the absence of this voice in today’s political discourse – which in turn means that business’s messages are not cutting through on Brexit, for example, or on the UK’s economic ... Read More »

Shoestring Marketing Doesn’t Have to be Hard: Read These Simple Tips

One of the most critical, and most challenging, aspects of running a small business is marketing it.  Most entrepreneurs have little to no background in marketing, and often lack the resources to hire the talent that could make a difference in this area, especially early on.  Failing to market your business and its productseffectively can be costly; poor marketing can limit your company’s ... Read More »

Democrats still have nothing to say about boosting the economy

Liberal writers and political operatives, now that it’s finally dawning on them that no one is going to find evidence that Donald Trump conspired with Russia to steal the presidential election, are turning to giving advice to the Democratic Party. That’s a natural, if somewhat delayed, response to an election that left the world’s oldest political party out of power in the ... Read More »

The 3 payment banks have plans for your money

MUMBAI, MAY 24:   With three players launching their payments bank services, consumers now have more choice for their banking needs. Going by the rate of interest being offered for deposits, Airtel seems to be the most aggressive. The telecom operator’s payments bank provides the highest interest raṭe on deposits at 7.2 per cent, followed by India Post at 5.5 per ... Read More »

What If You Invested In D-Mart IPO? Rs. 1,000 Would Have Become Rs. 2,750

Shares of Avenue Supermarts, which owns and operates supermarket chain D-Mart, surged as much as 1.92 per cent to hit a fresh 52-week high of Rs. 824.50 in early deals on Monday, after the company reported a strong set of earnings in the quarter ended March 2017. Avenue Supermarts, which is promoted by veteran investor Radhakishan Damani, was listed on ... Read More »

Buy, Sell, Hold Analysts have these 4 stocks on their radar today

Citi maintained its buy call on the stock with an increase in its bull case target to Rs 1,923 due to higher Jio valuation and lower peak net debt. It believes that the company’s outperformance could sustain as the earnings are an at an inflection point. Among key risks to the stock are weakening in refining fundamentals and global petrochemical ... Read More »