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Diversification is the best protection investors have from the risks of capital investment. Modern portfolio theory requires that investors diversify their holdings by investing in firms or assets whose financial returns are influenced by different factors. 318 more words


Fixed Income Investing at the Zero Lower Bound - Throw Away Your Fucking Finance Textbook

There’s a hopelessly confusing mess of information – some grounded in fact, some appearing on Squawk Box and similar shows – about fixed income investing in today’s macro environment.  442 more words

Are treasury bills a good investment for retirement savings?

Investopedia Staff Writer

Making investment decisions for your retirement savings is all about balancing opportunity cost and risk. Treasury bills (T-bills) issued by the U.S. government are considered among the safest investments in the world, so risk should never be a significant deterrent. 262 more words


Falling global oil prices sparking Kenya’s economy to a vibrant growth

Global oil prices are experiencing a free fall with the ultimate bottom resistance point predicted at $40 per barrel. Increased supply from all leading world oil producers is termed to be the core reason why we are experiencing the downward slide of the “black gold” prices. 903 more words


US Economy: Recovery, Stagnation, and Interest Rates.

On CNBC, we read:

The U.S. economy contracted at a much steeper pace than previously estimated in the first quarter, but there are indications that growth has since rebounded strongly.

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Treasury Bills: Their Advantages and Disadvantages

In very simple language, investing in treasury bills is the process of lending money to the government, with the intention of re-collecting it with interest usually within a year. 335 more words


Sebi prohibits FPIs from buying Treasury Bills

Market regulator Sebi has barred foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from purchasing short-term government securities – the Treasury Bills.

The move is expected to prevent interest rate-related volatility.  230 more words