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Planning To Invest In Gold? 10 Facts You Should Know

We Indians are in love with gold. While many of us consider it as an auspicious metal ideal for festivals and occasions, it is also an easy and risk-free investment option. Traditionally gold jewelry, coins and bars were the form of investment. However, today, other forms like gold funds are also making their space in

Eight myths about SIPs

Just like ‘little drops of water make a mighty ocean’, Systematic investment plans (SIPs) allow investing smaller amounts systematically over a longer period of time. While SIP is a great way to invest, there are few myths related to SIPs which are rooted in the imagination and not in reality. Let’s burst some of them.

Wiley Series 7 Exam Review 2015 + Test Bank: The General Securities Representative Examination

The Wiley Series 7 Exam Review 2015 + Test Bank: The General Securities Representative Examination is a reliable and comprehensive handbook to help prospective candidates clear their Series 7 exam. Areas covered in the book include equity securities, debt securities, government securities, municipal securities, money market, economic fundamentals, options, mutual funds, variable annuities, issuing and trading corporate

Kaplan Series 7 Securities License Exam Manual, General Securities Representative Exam

A comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of the exam. Short, focused paragraphs with numerous graphics and exercises help students learn faster and retain critical information. You will find the Kaplan Series 7 Securities License Exam Manual, General Securities Representative Exam (9th Edition) an excellent and detailed resource to help you clear the Series 7 exam.

Inside Job – Movie Review

Charles.H.Ferguson’s Inside Job (2010) talks of the inception, growth, decay and final collapse of U.S.financial industry due to systemic corruption. Trailer of Inside Job This five-part documentary won the Oscar(2011) in the best documentary feature, Directors Guild of America award(2010) for best documentary and the Writers Guild of America for the best documentary screenplay. This

Investment Course: Timeless Principles for Building Wealth – Book review

The CFA Institute and Forbes have come together to publish The Forbes / CFA Institute Investment Course: Timeless Principles for Building Wealth. The Forbes magazine has long been the go-to destination for retail investors seeking quality investment advice. Investment professionals from the CFA Institute bring their investment expertise to the fore in this collaboration.The co-authors all

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist – Book Review

Dick Costolo, co-founder of Burning Door Networked Media and Feedburner before becoming the CEO at Twitter and a veteran of VC funding, had this to say in the foreword about Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson: When I read this book, I kept thinking over and

The Panama Papers: Exposing The Dichotomy Between Good Words And Bad Actions

In yet another example in which the public of the world is made fun of, a consortium of journalists across the world have exposed big holes in the moral fabric of several world leaders, actors and other renowned personalities. The Panama Papers are a giant leak – 11.5m files from the offshore law firm, Mossack

S&P 500 – Should Investors Be Concerned?

The S&P 500 (SPX) is the most watched index on Wall Street. It helps investors to depict the general situation of the US economy. 2015 was a particularly tough year for the index as the markets waited for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates, a move that would have been very harsh on all stocks except banks.