Is buying a home in metros getting out of reach for the middle/upper middle classes? Download ArthaYantra’s one-of-its-kind Buy & Rent Research Report™ & get insights on how to take an educated decision on Buying a home vs. Renting a home? Table of Contents Summary 3 Introduction 6 Methodology 7 Assumptions …Details
We often look at financial planning very narrowly. The impression that tax planning and investment planning are same as financial planning undermines our financial decision making. We generally prefer a seasonal plan rather than a structural plan to manage our finances. During the tax season, we try to maximize the benefits received under the section…Details
Endless deficits, mounting public debt, stagnant economies —time to get out of the illusion and face the reality! Only tough decisions will get the world’s economies out of trouble.
Austerity the word went so viral that Merriam – Webster has named it the word of the year for 2010. Ardent followers of Keynesian school have always believed in spending more to get out of precarious fiscal deficit situations. On the other hand, the followers of austerity believe that taking the hard way of cutting…Details
The ECB started its mission of “doing whatever it takes” with buying the bonds from the struggling countries of Euro zone. The market’s fear of Spain and Italy heading towards a full- bailout similar to that of Greece has been averted for now. The United States has set itself for the next round of bond…Details
Growth Prospects and climate conditions are fundamentally altering the movements of various commodities.
The weather patterns across the globe are oscillating between the extremes. This is directly impacting the current year crops and the crop patterns for years to come. The situation is alarming in many key crop producing countries. The reduced production of soy, wheat and corn is sending alarming signals about meeting the future demand. So…Details
In the periods when central banks are flooding the global banking system with freshly printed money, investors tend to migrate towards inflation-protection assets. With the markets expected to be volatile the precious metals are expected to soar during the current turn of events. The yellow metal, which always served as the best means to hedge…Details
You can’t score a goal if you are not in the game. Being in the game is important. However, diversification and long term view are required for generating profits.
The bond buying by the ECB and the Federal Reserve introduced liquidity into the markets across the globe. How the third installment of Quantitative Easing, which is linked directly with the economy, is going to boost the economy compared to the first two still remains dubious. The Indian equities also rallied on the international news.…Details
How about a world in which you can get an Olympic medal, a Nobel prize, a University degree, your annual salary or anything you like first and work for it later. Most of us would dismiss it as (a Utopian) daydream. When a person is allowed to get every comfort/luxury in life first and is…Details
“Why is the grass always greener on the other side?” If only grass could reply, the answer could be “Because you are not grazing here.” As the proletariat class across the world celebrates Mayday, they wonder about what to do with the new class of people enjoying the fruits of their labor. This class is…Details
Is your wealth denominated in terms of grams, acres or liters? If your answer is ‘YES’, then you are a visionary investor. If it is ‘NO’, then it could be your fault when your country defaults. If you think your country has never defaulted or might not ever default, it is time to think again.…Details