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Invest in mutual funds and not in ULIPS

#Fact : Insurance is not an investment : A good insurance policy is gold when it comes to risk protection.

Unit Linked Insurance Policies (ULIPs) as an investment avenue are closest to mutual funds in terms of their structure and functioning. 1,101 more words

Finance Awareness

Failure of Knight Capital – Operations Risk

Here is a classic case study how the famous brokerage firm Knight capital failed. More than 2 years ago, Knight Capital suffered a loss of nearly half a billion dollars and needed to sell itself after a defective software resulted in nearly $7 billion of wrong trades. 1,022 more words

Financial Crisis

Expected Return and Risk

The thumb rule that we know higher expected returns are related to higher risk. There have been claims like risk is more than just volatility. Was going through a journal… 340 more words


What kind of investor are you? Part II

Okay, yesterday we discussed five kinds of difficult clients. If you view yourself as your own client, which type(s) are you – Fixed on Past; Scared; Resistant to Change; Over-reactor; or Attached to Cash? 579 more words