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Want to quit the equity market? Read this before you make a decision

Kunal is keen to quit the equity market as he is not sure what lies ahead. Those around him seem to be investing, even though there are murmurs of a slowdown and uncertainty due to upcoming elections. He believes there is little point in following the crowds, and is convinced that it is a good idea to leave the market even if ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Online brokerage stocks could be signaling trouble ahead for broader market, economy

Westends61 | Getty Images A sell-off in online brokerage stocks such as Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade could be signaling trouble is ahead for the market and the economy. At the very least, they are indicating the Federal Reserve could be set to pause its interest rate increases, given the industry’s sensitivity to the central bank’s moves. “They are early ... Read More »

Cramer: Pick individual stocks with long-term growth stories in this ‘treacherous’ market

Cramer: Pick stocks with long-term growth stories   8 Hours Ago | 01:26 Between the mixed messages on U.S.-China trade and concerns about an economic slowdown, day-to-day stock-picking is becoming very challenging for the average investor, CNBC’s Jim Cramer acknowledged on Tuesday. “We’ve got to call a spade a spade. This market isn’t just volatile, it’s treacherous,” he said after yet ... 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 »

Why stock market investors should be closely watching bond yields

Timing bear markets is never easy, but it’s even more so with fixed income. When they do occur, they are often fairly quick in nature. Both instances of sovereign bonds cheapening in 2018 have been characterized by such behavior. In February, stock markets were roiled by the 40 basis point rise in 10-year U.S. yields . Yields have an inverse ... 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 »

Share market update: Tyre stocks up after govt raises import tariffs

The rollover of positions on the last day of September futures and options contracts, too, made market wobbly. NEW DELHI: Shares of JK Tyre, Ceat and Apollo Tyres jumped between 3.40 per cent and 12 per cent in Thursday’s session. Tyre stocks jumped after the government raised import tariffs on 19 “non-essential items”, including radial car tyres. The move is ... Read More »