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Stock operators sometimes play an important role in making prices move. They are the least understood part of the market, explains Debashis Basu
Often the stock of a company suddenly shoots up for no apparent reason. The media are usually clueless too, ascribing flimsy reasons to explain the phenomenon. The message boards of stock sites buzz with wild rumours. The stock’s move baffles even...
How much should we expect our equity investments to deliver? Here is a surprising answer
Equities always outperform all other asset classes’. ‘Equities are the best form of investment’. ‘If you want to retire rich and early, buy equities’. These are the mantras of financial planners, mutual funds and stockbrokers, whom the investors fancy to be smart investment advisors. Are these true? They...
Each time the market swoons, the media blames it on them and the regulator wants to “legalise” them. What are hedge funds and how do they function?
There is a sense of shock and awe in India about hedge funds. What is it that gives these funds such an aura? Just as the seemingly omnipotent ‘foreign hand’ has been blamed whenever a disaster strikes, hedge funds come into the limelight whenever...