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Guest Column

‘Robo advisors lack human touch’
It is important to understand the difference between what humans can do and what machines can do. What are their respective strengths? What are their respective weaknesses?
by Amit Trivedi Feb 21, 2016
Active vs. passive investing and the “suckers at the poker table” fallacy
In order to have any profitable active investors, it seems you have to posit overconfident, “dumb” active money that loses money trading against the “smart” arbitrageurs.
by Druce Vertes, CFA Feb 11, 2016
6 ways to reach your goals
Here are a few ideas for your business plan to help you question your own goal setting and get on your way to achieve your goals.
by Stephen Wershing Feb 9, 2016
Busting the 5 myths associated with REITs
Prashant Das, Assistant Professor of real estate finance at Lausanne Hotel School, University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland busts the five myths associated with Indian real estate investment trusts (IREIT)
by Prashant Das, Ph.D. Feb 8, 2016
Profiting from responsible investment
Investing responsibly is not just good for your conscience but makes economic sense to do so, says Rohini Rathour.
by Rohini Rathour Feb 1, 2016
IFAs should discuss making a will with clients at an early stage
Deepak Jaggi, Director and Head Sales - Retail, Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management discusses the importance of making a will.
by Deepak Jaggi Jan 20, 2016
Similarities between flying kite and financial management
Some have less, some have more. But the ones who have less manjha (thread used to fly kites) don’t stop flying kites. This holds true for investing too. You don’t need a lot of money to invest. All you need is one kite and some manjha to start flying!
by Neeraj Bahal Jan 15, 2016
Guest column: IFAs sitting on large goldmine, time for them to join hands and dig it together
by Source: The Economic Times Jan 11, 2016
2016: a year of stock picking
by Source: LiveMint Jan 11, 2016
Do investors need to worry about another 2008-like financial crisis in 2016?
by Source: The Economic Times Jan 11, 2016
Small savings need clear incentives
by Source: Livemint Jan 7, 2016
‘You cannot predict the future, but you can protect yourself’
The track record of forecasters is not as impressive as one would like to see. So if you cannot predict, protect your portfolio.
by Amit Trivedi Dec 31, 2015
Intermediation is getting disintermediated – Part II
Rajesh Krishnamoorthy, MD of iFAST feels that advisors will have no choice but to adopt a fee model in the future.
by Rajesh Krishnamoorthy Dec 18, 2015
Even ‘dumb’ investors can create wealth if they stay the course
What matters is buying wisely and then simply staying the course.
by D Muthukrishnan Dec 17, 2015
Importance of nomination and will
Dileep Choksi, Chief Mentor and Advisor, Will Effect, discusses the merits and challenges of transferring beneficial ownership in financial instruments through a nominee.
by Dileep Choksi Dec 15, 2015