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You can demand quality from financial service providers only if you pay for it
While I was employed with CRISIL, we had come out with a wonderful product called CRISILCARD – a snapshot of information and analysis on companies. We had covered 100 companies and the entire set was priced at Rs8,000. It was very difficult to sell. Only banks and some leading corporates bought it. I also...
9 lessons for both traders and investors after the recent crash
In the past few years, we have gone through occasions when stocks fell like nine pins over just a few days. At such times, I would get calls from panicky investors. There also used to be tearful phone calls from day-traders who saw their entire gains of six months to a year wiped out in a day or two. This time, it was different....
The current system discriminates against the salaried class. It’s time to change it
I write this on behalf of those who have to work for a living and get paid what the taxmen choose to call ‘salary’ income. We are an unfortunate lot. Earlier, a part of our ‘perks’ was tax-free. But the corporate world has now moved to what is called the ‘CTC’ (cost to the company) concept. Now, every...