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The Truth about Facebook's Internet.org

The Truth about Facebook’s Internet.org

Facebook wants to offer free internet to the masses. And, mind you, it is not going to be part of the recent philanthropic initiative of its founder Zuckerburg. Facebook is leaving no stone unturned and spending billions of dollars on a major advertising campaign that aims to make the free Internet initiative successful in India....
Tips to Improve Your Financial Literacy

Tips to Improve Your Financial Literacy

Investing and growing the money earned is equally important to making the money. Smart people with lower incomes can end up making bigger fortunes in life if they know how to invest their money in smartly. But a number of people end up making poor choices when investing money. Money is mostly invested in low...
Components of Your Long-term Financial Planning

Components of Your Long-term Financial Planning

Every person should have a strong financial planning to meet the future requirements of his life. Financial planning does not mean putting all your money in bank deposits or buying real-estate. It is about catering to all your financial needs in your life. Some of the key components of your financial planning are explained below:...
RBI Permits Trading of More Currency Pairs

RBI Permits Trading of More Currency Pairs

Currency markets are the biggest markets in the world. According to an estimate, the daily trading volume in the global Forex market is $ 5.3 trillion. Apart from the big institutional players like banks, retail traders too play a significant role in the Forex markets. Forex trading started in India in the year 2008 after...
Should you Buy Trading Tips and Indicators from Trading Gurus?

Should you Buy Trading Tips and Indicators from Trading Gurus?

I was recently reading a book on trading called ‘Mastering the Trade’ written by a professional trader based in USA called John Carter. The books provides a number of insights into the world of trading. The book starts with giving into market internals and gives a through into trading psychology. The author then continues with...
Tata Elxsi: Emerging Player in a Niche Market

Tata Elxsi: Emerging Player in a Niche Market

One of the key rules of investing is to find to companies that have high growth potentiality in the future. Investors should invest in such companies before their market capitalization is still very low. Such companies should not be covered much by analysts and stock brokers. Investments by institutional investors like mutual funds and pensions...
Should You Trade in Indexes or Independent Stocks?

Should You Trade in Indexes or Independent Stocks?

One of the first decision that any trader needs to take before embarking on the trading journey is selecting the instrument and the timeframe he should trade. The timeframe in which a trader should trade in mostly depends upon his personality. While traders with patience can succeed in swing trading, disciplined traders who can keep...
Advantages of Trading in Commodities

Advantages of Trading in Commodities

For all those who start their trading journey, the primary question is selecting the type of security they should be trading. Contrary to the Indian markets, which are dominated by trading in equities, currencies and commodities have a big share in the trading pie in global markets. In fact, currencies are the most traded asset...
Save Money by Buying Private Labels

Save Money by Buying Private Labels

The high growth rates experienced by the Indian retail sector is giving more choice for Indian customers. Organized retailers sell goods for a cheaper price than unorganized players. As the buy directly from the manufacturers they could avoid margins paid to the middle men and sell for a cheaper price. Organized retailers also sell they...
How to Handle Multiple Loyalty Cards Given by Retailers

How to Handle Multiple Loyalty Cards Given by Retailers

The entry of organized players into the Indian Retail sector lead to heavy competition in the industry. Retaining their existing customers and preventing them from switching to their competitors is very crucial as the acquiring a new customer is expensive. One of the ways in which retailers try to retain their customers is through loyalty...