January 8, 2021

Thursday Trivia ~ 2nd Boxing Day Test match told us what Investors have been telling us since decades!

In cricket, India vs Australia is always an interesting set up. Especially, when it’s played in Australia. Indian team went 1 down into the second Border-Gasvaskar aka Boxing Day Test […]
December 24, 2020

Thursday Trivia ~ The fairytale story of low interest rates and this time it’s different!

Financial analysts are often notorious in their future projections. Give them data and they can make it sing whatever song you wish to hear. We get to experience this drama […]
December 4, 2020

Thursday Trivia ~ Why Have Stock Prices Risen? – The Templeton Way!

“History Doesn’t Repeat Itself, but It Often Rhymes” – Mark Twain. Sir John Templeton is regarded as one of the pioneers of the investment management business. Every era has its own heroes, those […]
November 26, 2020

Thursday Trivia ~ GILT Funds – Mutual Funds that invest in Government Securities

In our last Thursday Trivia ~ Understanding the basics of India’s Government Securities Market we spoke about investors can look at investing in government securities in India. This week, we take one step […]
November 19, 2020

Thursday Trivia ~ Understanding the basics of India’s Government Securities Market

This is not a product note and do not consider this article as a recommendation of buy or sell of government security of any sort. This article is meant for […]
November 12, 2020

Thursday Trivia ~ Schrodinger’s Nifty50. Here’s what you should know!

Over the past few years, India’s equity markets have seemed to be in a bit of a Schrodinger’s Cat situation. The year 2013 saw India’s economy being a part of […]
October 22, 2020

Thursday Trivia ~ Customer Obsession: An important aspect of Personal Finance

My recent article To become Invincible at Life : Create your own T highlighted the fact that Generalization is as important as Specialisation to truly become successful at personal and professional life. […]
October 15, 2020

Thursday Trivia ~ A trait that your Personal Finance Advisor must have!

Last year, I was shopping for a good family car. I read a lot of reviews, spent countless hours with friends on which car to buy and even drove some […]
October 8, 2020

Thursday Trivia ~ How Envy makes sure that you make below average LIFE returns!

There’s a great Warren Buffett quote, or Charlie Munger quote, that says, “I can’t tell how many times I’ve heard Warren say, ‘It’s not greed and fear necessarily that drives the […]
October 1, 2020

Thursday Trivia ~ Should the relationship between economy and stock market matter to your investment outcomes?

Allow me to ask you a question that has been in my head since a long time. I want to go to Pune. I stay at Tardeo. Then at what […]