PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Are you fit to be an equity investor?

[ET] Economic Times

By Uma Shashikant Investor attention turns towards buying equity shares when the buzz in the markets increases. Celebrations around the Nifty reaching the 10,000 m...Click on Read More

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Are you a saver or a miser? Read this to judge yourself

[ET] Economic Times

By Uma Shashikant We have heard enough strictures about living within our means. Every lesson on personal finance begins with the need to spend less, save more, and tra...Click on Read More

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How homemakers get left behind financially

[ET] Economic Times

By Uma Shashikant The protagonist of the story I'll tell you this week does not wish to be named. She insisted that nothing in this column should even remotely be traced ...Click on Read More

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Diversify your investment portfolio to be able to deal with losses

[ET] Economic Times

By Uma Shashikant Not all financial decisions turn out to be right. We must deal with stock picks that go bad; a bond that is threatening to default; or a deposit in a ...Click on Read More

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Investors should learn to cope with uncertainty instead of trying to predict the future

[ET] Economic Times

By Uma Shashikant To believe that we knew what was coming is a smug and satisfying feeling. Once something has happened, it is easy to explain why it was so predictable...Click on Read More

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Why financial entities become customer unfriendly as they grow in size

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By Uma Shashikant The horror story of a decomposed bat found in a packed bag of salad leaves at the supermarket made news recently. I grow vegetables in my backyard, an...Click on Read More

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Why youngsters should be allowed to enjoy their earnings

[ET] Economic Times

By Uma Shashikant In the personal finance world, newly employed youngsters are the easy victims. They will be persuaded to save more, spend less, desist from borrowing,...Click on Read More

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Why investors should ignore stock market noise

[ET] Economic Times

By Uma Shashikant Investors worry about making money decisions when the noise around them makes them wary. A few successful IPOs, a string of higher closes on the marke...Click on Read More

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How to learn the ropes of equity analysis and investing

[ET] Economic Times

By Uma Shashikant A group of young students wanted to know if equity analysis was too tough a subject to pursue. They told me about the stock market games they played i...Click on Read More

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EPF must invest in equity to grow fast enough: Expert View

[ET] Economic Times

By Uma Shashikant Some arguments simply fail to die. We are again hearing about the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation's (EPFO) plans to invest up to 15% of its cor...Click on Read More

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