December 29, 2022

Thursday Trivia~The Importance of Patience in Investing: Lessons from the Chinese Bamboo Tree

As a generation spoiled for convenience and fast results, we often struggle with patience and willingness to endure pain. This was exemplified for me recently when my son asked why […]
November 1, 2018

Thursday Trivia ~ Commandments of Super Investor Mohnish Pabrai

Last week we had the pleasure of listening to Mohnish Pabrai, the shameless cloner of Warren Buffet at the Morningstar Conference. He started his investment journey after 30 years of […]
September 21, 2017

Thursday Trivia ~ Fake Notes, Are you detecting them?

‘What! How can you say this note is fake?’ shouted an angry customer at a bank. ‘We have done nothing wrong, don’t you guys get it. Every penny is so […]
August 24, 2017

Thursday Trivia ~ Pros and Cons of holding an Investment Account in the name of Minor

“Why are you so worried?’ enquired Rajesh while getting up in the middle of the night. Naina was sitting near their newly furnished balcony with her laptop, coffee placed on […]
August 10, 2017

Thursday Trivia ~ Where are the stock markets headed?

It’s a Saturday evening, as a thumb rule Meera’s kitchen is on a holiday. Mahesh has already planned the evening with his school friend. As they are heading towards the […]
July 6, 2017

Thursday Trivia ~ Why 12% can be better than 50% – Understanding Different Kind of Return Calculations

It’s a nice Sunday morning, while Suresh is sipping his coffee with his wife. It’s been quite some time that both of them have been considering investing their money. But […]
June 29, 2017

Thursday Trivia ~ Asset Allocation (Series 3 of 3)

In our previous series of Thursday Trivia, we touched upon the definition of Asset Allocation and three strategies to achieve the same namely, Strategic Asset Allocation, Tactical Asset Allocation and […]
June 18, 2015

Thursday Trivia – The wishful need of GUARANTEED returns

I had an intriguing discussion yesterday with a very learned and qualified person. He has seen the ups and downs of equity markets, being in finance he has closely tracked […]
October 1, 2014

Thursday Trivia – Difference between profit booking and asset rebalancing

  Is this the right time to book profits and exit? How should I play the markets? How much profit should I book? Where should I deploy the profits booked? […]
September 25, 2014

Thursday Trivia – Market Basics understanding BSE and NSE

The BSE and NSE Most of the trading in the Indian stock market takes place on its two stock exchanges: the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange […]