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Gold Has Beaten the Market Over Multiple Time Periods

Gold Has Beaten the S&P 500 Index So Far This CenturyU.S. Global Investors Global uncertainty made gold a holiday winner for investors seeking a relatively safe haven. U.S. stocks just logged their worst year since 2008—their worst December since 1931—as fears over global trade, ballooning debt, the end of accommodative central bank policy and a U.S. government shutdown unsettled investors. ... Read More »

Don’t panic: Despite volatility, wealthy investors plan no money moves, CNBC survey says

It’s hard to avoid the allure of panicky headlines when the Dow is below 23,000 and the Nasdaq has entered a bear market, but for every “record” stampede of investors into bonds and sudden flood of money into cash tracked by a Wall Street firm, there’s a wealthy American making a money move that might seem even more shocking: not ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Go teased for the Indian market, will be exclusive to Flipkart

hile critics have rendered the market of tablets as mostly useless, certain big names of the industry such as Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are constantly trying to breathe new life into the segment with flagship-grade devices. Microsoft’s Surface series has been long considered the best iteration of Windows 10 PC. The Surface Go was unveiled earlier this year as an ... Read More »

This is not a runaway market: Quality stocks that fell in 6-8 months are up for grabs

After a sharp selloff in October 2018, domestic equity indices marked a decent recovery in the first fortnight of November 2018 mainly underpinned by a sharp decline in crude prices (20 percent down from the peak in October 2018) easing concerns over deteriorating twin deficits and stability in the Indian rupee. Renewed buying from foreign institutional investors also helped in ... Read More »

Stamp Market Pricing & Technology

We have come to accept that stamp prices have been weak for some time with a general understanding that the Internet is primarily to blame.  While there are other factors affecting prices, advances in technology will continue to be the driving force in philately, which it is for so many other industries.  As with other affected industries, philately must embrace ... Read More »

Market Movers: Govt hikes import duty on 19 items; Fed hikes rates & Aadhaar valid with riders

Here’s a lowdown on top macro triggers that may move market on Thursday. This report was compiled from agency feeds. Aadhaar Valid but With Riders The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of the government’s Aadhaar scheme as pro-poor and inclusionary on Wednesday, but scrapped provisions of the legislation that were seen as enabling surveillance by the state. Aadhaar won’t be ... Read More »

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold Rs 809.95 crore worth of domestic stocks on Wednesday. Asian markets have kicked of the day on a cautious note following an expected rate hike by the US Fed. This, along with the F&O expiry-related volatility may keep the domestic market on edge. Let’s check out what all might matter to Dalal Street on Thursday: ... Read More »

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

GST collections dropped to Rs 93,960 crore in August from Rs 96,483 crore in the previous month, the Finance Ministry said Saturday. Strong GDP growth numbers, PMI readings globally, rupee movement and crude oil prices may dictate the direction of the domestic market. Let’s check out what all might matter to Dalal Street on Monday: Singapore trading sets stage for tepid start Nifty ... Read More »

6 mistakes that small investors make when stock market is doing well, interest rates are rising

The biggest investing mistakes happen when markets are doing well. ET Wealth looks at the errors that small investors could make now. Rohit Verma is more surprised than worried when he looks at his mutual fund statement. “The markets have gone up by almost 20% in the past one year but my mutual funds are showing losses,” says the Delhi-based bank executive. Verma had ... Read More »

Small Businesses Must Adjust to Earlier Christmas Shopping Season, ComScore Says

It is August and the talk about holiday shopping has already begun in earnest. According to ComScore, for brands without plans to get in front of consumers early, this can pose a threat. It can also be seen as an opportunity for those who want to meet the rush early. Trend: People Shopping Earlier for the Holidays This year, the holiday shopping ... Read More »