Personal Finance

Let's say the analysts were expecting a company (even of the standing of Colgate or HUL) to declare an EPS of Rs. 20.50 but it ends up earning Rs. 19.0, how does the market react? It panics. To be more precise the media shrill goes up, and the analysts come and give tons of reaction to what happened to the Rs. 1.50 of how the company “missed earnings”.
June 25, 2018, 12:45 a.m.
Publisher: subramoney.com

I have always held a view that there should be no "dividend" plan at all in mutual funds. Remember in a company you get dividends and this is over and above the shares that you hold..so there could be some sense of taking a dividend. However in a mutual fund the Amcs are CHEATING you by using an old word that means something else.
June 23, 2018, 11:42 a.m.
Publisher: subramoney.com

Tweetstorm on some uncomfortable truths in personal finance and investing. To start, raising your income is far more important than cutting your spending when growing your wealth. Spending definitely matters, but without sufficient income it is far too difficult to succeed.”
June 22, 2018, midnight
Publisher: twitter.com

Steamboat Willie put Walt Disney on the map as an animator. Business success was another story. Disney’s first studio went bankrupt. Later cartoons were monstrously expensive to produce, and financed at onerous terms. By the mid-1930s Disney had produced more than 400 cartoons – most of them short, most of them liked, and most of them losing money.
June 21, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Publisher: collaborativefund.com

A few weeks back we met one investor. While he was sharing his success story of long-term investing in stocks, he gave us a quick foretaste that yoga somehow helped him to earn better returns on his portfolio. While he thought it was just a sheer coincidence, we could quickly spot a pattern between long-term investing and yoga.
June 21, 2018, 7:41 a.m.
Publisher: researchandranking.com

How do you get on to be on the path to being wealthy? Well, it is not exactly easy, but yes there are some habits which are worth COPYING from the more successful people. Till you are able to do them all, at least fake it. Let me enumerate a few:
June 20, 2018, 11:21 p.m.
Publisher: subramoney.com

When does a startup stop being a startup? Is it when it reaches a certain number in terms of sales, when it hits profitability, when it offers its stock to the public or when its founders grow up?
June 20, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
Publisher: livemint.com

As I was talking with my daughter Kavya about the importance of making a living doing work she loves, and saving and investing well, she asked a question that trumped me. I was not prepared for it. “How much is enough, Papa, to live a happy life?” she asked.
June 20, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Publisher: safalniveshak.com

Ben Johnson, Morningstar's global director of manager research for passive strategies, helps readers reassess risk.
June 20, 2018, 9 a.m.
Publisher: morningstar.in

It was fun to be on stage with my friend Yoni Assia, the founder of Etoro (I am an investor) talking about trading and investing. Etoro is a social brokerage that has over 10 million accounts in 140 countries.
June 20, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Publisher: medium.com