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Category: Mutual Fund Basics

Fundamentals and key attributes of Mutual Funds as well as the industry at large

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Why Did The Chicken Wear Red Eyeglasses?

Arun Kumar

This article was originally published in LiveMint. Click here to read it. In the early 1900s, chicken farmers had a major problem. Their chickens were killing each other! The chickens had a…Continue Reading

The Elusive Search for Goat Number 3

Arun Kumar

This article was originally published in LiveMint. Click here to read it. It all started one lazy Sunday afternoon in a small town near Toronto in Canada. Two school-going kids had a…Continue Reading

Is a Market Correction Coming?

Arun Kumar

The number of Covid cases in recent times has been on the rise… Equity markets have become more volatile on concerns of the 2nd wave of Covid impacting India’s economic…Continue Reading

A Primer on Making Sense of Debt Fund Returns

Arun Kumar

In the last few weeks, you would have suddenly noticed that some of your debt mutual funds have given slight negative returns. The extent of negative returns would be different…Continue Reading

Equity Markets – What Next?

Arun Kumar

Setting Reasonable Return Expectations Every day, when I start from my home to office (a routine which I badly miss in the new “work from home” life), I roughly know…Continue Reading

7 Brutally Honest Questions That Answer Your Equity Exposure Dilemma

Arun Kumar

The question everyone wants an answer for… You have often heard about the adage “Buy Low – Sell High”. Now that markets are at an all-time high, shouldn’t you SELL…Continue Reading

This Happens!

Arun Kumar

Sometimes we forget the simple truth. THIS HAPPENS! Markets go down. In fact a lot of times. Let me clarify… Markets go up, and then they go down. Over time…Continue Reading

Things No One Tells You About ‘Exit Now and Enter Later’

Arun Kumar

Eavesdropping on your mind-voice during a market decline Whenever equity markets decline, there is usually some bad news attached to it.  Intuitively, the first instinct is to extrapolate the bad…Continue Reading

Sensex at 1 lakh!

Arun Kumar

Usually, this genre of headlines gets extremely popular during the final phase of a bull market before it eventually fizzles out. And in later years, this normally becomes part of…Continue Reading

Monthly Dividend Plans

What no one tells you about Monthly Dividend Plans

Maulik Madhu

MF Monthly Dividend Plans are sometimes sold to investors on the pitch that they will offer almost 1% ‘return’ in the form of dividend payouts every month. That is, a…Continue Reading

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