Assume you have to cross or jump a 3-foot fence to reach the road. If it is an electric fence, but not written on it, you taking the chance of jumping across it is, say, 70%. If a whiteboard is tagged onto the fence with DANGER and SKULL symbols, you …Read More »
Can we eat Gold?
Is Gold edible? We, the middle-class society always used to grumble about the wealthy people saying that ‘they may have Golden plates, but can they eat gold? They also have to eat rice only’ ‘You may be rich or powerful, in the end, you have to eat food only!’ Do …Read More »
Where can we find the excess cash?
None of us will forget 8th November 2016, the day Demonetization was announced by the Government. How much cash was in circulation during that time? The Annual Report of RBI shows that the total currency (cash) in circulation was Rs.17,77,000 Crores. The latest report of RBI, published in November 2021 …Read More »
Can OCI Cardholder sell property in India without RBI permission
*Can an OCI Cardholder sell a property in India?* this question was repeatedly asked by many of my NRI/OCI friends over the last year. This question arose based on Supreme Court judgment which mentioned that OCI’s require RBI approval for sale of property in India. Based on this I wrote …Read More »
What is a Startup
The most frequently used term in business news is “startups’ The startups are valued at so many billion dollars, startups are going for IPO, startups are funded by venture funds, startups get incentives, startups turn as unicorns, so on and so forth. What does a startup mean? Whether all newly …Read More »
My trip to Odisha
A 3N/4Days trip to Bhubaneswar – Puri – Konark just ended yesterday. After two years of Corona break, this was our first family trip outside of Karnataka. Odisha was not in our choice of destination. But for the wedding of my colleague, we wouldn’t have gone there at least for …Read More »
Stock Market operations and life lessons
There are many similarities in the way we live and in the way we operate in Stock markets. I have penned a few of them here. Bull and Bear Cycles Stock markets follow a trend, the one where prices keep rising is Bull and the one where it is declining …Read More »
All about Annual Information Statement(AIS)
A few years back, one of my friends said DATA is the NEW OIL. You collate the data, drill deep and extract the information, i.e., new oil. The Government, precisely, the Income Tax department is now in the business of NEW Oil. Just before writing this note, I logged into …Read More »
Stock Market discussions in gatherings
Family get-togethers facilitate talking to your kith and kin. It used to be a wholesome talking venue in the past. Now, half the time, most of the people are busy browsing their mobiles. On and off we do talk on dry topics like rain (too much rain this year!), weather …Read More »
How much returns can one expect from the Stock Market?
I can confidently say that all of us know that people are making money from trading or investing in shares. We also know a couple of other facts like (a) investing comes with high risks (b) the returns from shares are higher than from regular Fixed Deposits (c) Shares are …Read More »