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Is your “long-term investment” just another form of speculation, asks Debashis Basu
You buy an apartment or a house to live in or to rent it out and earn some income. It may give you great pleasure to check about the resale value from time to time but you have not bought the house to flip it over in a hot property market. (If you tried to do that in 1992, you made a bad investment. Over the...
Surprisngly, belying conventional wisdom, the link is too tenuous, points out Debashis Basu
It is the most commonly used tool in the market. And often it is useless. If there is any consensus about investing tools in the stock market, it is two magical letters PE. From the most informed fund manager to the uninformed investor to the finance professor and the polished TV anchor, everybody...
If you want to be a serious investor, start with a serious study of market history. It will surprise you how risky equities are, says Debashis Basu
In the third week of May, thousands of housewives, college students and new part-time traders felt a rude shock. As the Sensex collapsed by over 2500 points over 10 days, there was bewilderment and panic all round. 'What was wrong? Why was the...