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Shoppers are propping up the economy. What if they stop spending?

1. Negative feedback loop: The American shopper — the MVP of the national, if not the global, economy — is suddenly showing signs of fatigue. Core retail sales plummeted 1.7% in December, the most in nearly two decades. Blame the December stock market chaos. Or the beginning of the government shutdown. Or even “glitches” in the data, as White House economic ... Read More »

What is stock lending and borrowing & how it works

What is SLB? Securities Lending and Borrowing is a mechanism through which investors can borrow or lend shares to other market participants. The platform provides a viable alternative to derivatives market for purposes of hedging. Borrowers in SLB are usually short-sellers i.e. traders who want to sell shares that they don’t own. Lenders on the other hand are those investors who have bought ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 10 things to know

The market snapped the five-day winning streak and closed lower on Tuesday, dented by profit booking as well as correction in global peers. Select banking and financials, auto and metals stocks pulled the market down. The 30-share BSE Sensex was down 134.32 points at 36,444.64 while the Nifty50 fell 39.10 points to 10,922.80 and formed ‘Hanging Man’ kind of pattern ... 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 »

This is what the market looks like without FANGs

FANG weakness may prove nothing more than a breather after they rallied at three times the pace of the broader tech index this year. Rarely does a day go by in the US stock market without someone decrying its addiction to gains in the FANG bloc of tech megacaps. Now, in the middle of earnings season, their support has gone ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things to know

The Nifty after opening flat gained strength in the morning trade itself and reclaimed psychological 11,000-mark despite tepid global cues on Friday. The index managed to hold the same level at close, forming small bullish candle on the daily charts and Doji Cross kind of pattern on the weekly scale. A ‘Doji’ is formed when the index opens and then ... Read More »

What is a Microloan and Where Can You Get One for Your Small Business?

world, as a means of helping people in smaller economics have the ability to launch their own business. Microlending subsequently took off around the world, and today, small business microloans are an effective way to lend entrepreneurs and small businesses in the U.S. with the funds they need to start and develop their business. General Terms of Microloans The maximum ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 10 things to know

The Nifty, which started last week on a muted note, failed to hold on to its crucial support placed at 10,700 on Friday. It ended the session with a small bearish candle on the daily candlestick chart and a Spinning Top candle – an indecisive pattern – on the weekly chart. The index is stuck in a 10,550-10,777 range. If ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things to know

The Nifty which started with a small gap on the higher side in morning trade on Thursday failed to garnet momentum as bears took control of D-Street in the first 15-minutes of trade. The index witnessed strong selling pressure throughout the session which made a ‘Bearish Belt Hold’ kind of pattern on the daily candlestick charts. A ‘Bearish Belt Hold’ ... Read More »