Author Archives: Loknath Das

Indian Market Still Expensive Despite Correction, Says Sanjeev Prasad Of Kotak

Indian equity market still seems expensive despite the recent correction, says Sanjeev Prasad of Kotak Institutional Equities. “China delivered something like 50 percent over the same period, so people are looking at other markets more favourably in the emerging markets space,” Prasad told BloombergQuint in an interview. Foreign investors, he said, are more cautious on India, due to problems in ... Read More »

Watch out, the bond market is rebelling

AARATI KRISHNANT+ T- For a long time, market-watchers in India have thought of India’s stock market as a rule-breaking juvenile, while the bond market has remained its obedient sibling. But the bond market is now following in the footsteps of its unruly sibling. In the last couple of years, market interest rates have gyrated sharply without waiting for the Monetary Policy ... Read More »

50 Places to Find Images for Every Small Business Need

We are visual creatures. We love to take pictures; we love to look at pictures. We like pictures when they are still and when they are moving. A picture isn’t just worth 1,000 words; it also speaks to us when there are no words possible. Free Photo by PhotoRogue.com Your blog posts, your marketing materials and your website all need ... Read More »

How to Improve Inventory Tracking: 5 Solutions for Small Businesses

Being mobile is an absolute essential for small business entrepreneurs who need the flexibility to run their businesses from just about anywhere. This flexibility can come easily if your business deals with virtual services, like consulting. But if your company provides a physical sales product, you can’t escape the need to track inventory. Enterprise-level inventory tracking systems are not only expensive, ... Read More »

6 Great Ways to Move Slow Selling Merchandise

It happens to every retailer from time to time. No matter how well you try to forecast sales trends and manage your inventory purchasing, you end up with slow selling products that just don’t sell, or an overstock of certain items that you just bought too much of. This can happen for a variety of reasons. Perhaps an unseasonably cold ... Read More »

The Uberization of the economy is winning because of cucumber farmers

Judicial test has helped companies that rely on contractors instead of employees, but California Supreme Court has chance to change it GrubHub notched a key legal victory in a San Francisco federal court in February. Cucumbers and a ride home from the bar may not appear to have much in common, but a judicial test involving cucumber farmers is a ... Read More »

The real danger to the US economy in Trump’s trade policy

Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images Gary Cohn resigned on Tuesday as director of the National Economic Council. His departure came in the wake of losing the policy argument over sweeping new taxes on imported steel and aluminum. Cohn’s surprise resignation is a valuable reminder that the real risk with this Trump initiative isn’t the tariffs themselves — it’s what happens ... Read More »

Democrats Should Embrace an Open Economy

Wesley Bedrosian President Trump’s decision to announce tariffs on steel and aluminum is his latest effort to close America off from the world in a counterproductive movement to turn back the global economy 40 years. The decision serves as a moment for Democrats to stand up for an open America that confidently competes globally. The immediate impact of Mr. Trump’s ... Read More »

The benefits of diversification and pitfalls of over-diversification

Diversification is a very wide term. Applied to investing, diversification refers to adding more than one type of security or asset to your overall financial portfolio. Many average investors do this by default, when they buy small amounts of gold for the future, along with putting money in a fixed deposit and having a second apartment that they may have ... Read More »

How to exit your investments

It is not enough to just plan and save for your goals. You may do everything right on that score but still find yourself short if the money is not readily available to use when the goals have to be funded. Here are some moves to make at the end stage of the game—when you are near your goals—so that ... Read More »