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The equity markets are depressed. But, by ignoring stocks, you will miss out on the main route to wealth-creation
The behaviour of stock markets in the past one year has scared off many investors. Plus, there are various studies floating around which seem to indicate that, over a 10-year period, investing in equities has not been paying. The fact is that all this data are being compiled at a...
2009 promises to bea year of muddlingalong
The year 2008 is one that all of us would perhaps like to forget. Apart from the massive erosion of stock market wealth, the Mumbai terror attacks have left a scar on the nation. Both Money and Life were redefined this year. What will 2009 hold for us? We have a non- Budget (vote-on-account), general elections, a new administration, a Budget for part...
Job losses in financial services have been savage
The slowdown is on in full swing. Everyone I meet is privately worried about business and jobs. Businesses are preparing for a slowdown by chopping costs. Unfortunately, in the services sector, chopping costs invariably includes layoffs. Layoffs are more evident in financial services. The scale of layoffs is frightening. From a few hands to a...