R Balakrishnan
Losers’ Game
On saving and investing prudently,explains why and how investors lose in IPOs

I wonder why retail investors are lured to IPOs like moths to a flame. Is it a new set of investors? Or are they the same who have forgotten the lessons of two years ago? Or do they think ‘it is different’ this time around? In any IPO, the investor is fighting a losing battle against a deadly combination of...
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Red Flags

A chance to buy stocks cheaper may be round the corner

In our previous issue, we had predicted that a decline of around 10% or so was round the corner. Instead of declining, the Sensex has reversed and gone higher. More importantly, contrary to our expectation, there was no pressure on the global market from the US. In fact, massive selling by insiders, low short positions, increase in...

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Mutual Mess

One of our subscribers, Binay Bist, has an interesting view on the fund industry

The mutual fund industry is once again in the news for the wrong reasons. Like the bumbling Keystone Cops, it can never get its act right. Paul Volcker (former chairman of the US Federal Reserve and currently economic advisor to the Obama administration), in a recent interview, expressed concern that money...

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