How to Approach the Current Equity Market Decline?

Stay calm - goes the usual advice. If I put a gun to your head and then say "Stay calm or I will shoot you", do you think you will be more calm now? First simple point - If you are anxious and worried, this is perfectly normal. The last few weeks have been extremely … Continue reading How to Approach the Current Equity Market Decline?

Should you exit equities now and enter later?

While everyone has been talking about "Don't time the markets", have you ever wondered why?

Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund – Lessons on Risk and Returns

Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund has been one amongst the popular debt funds in India and has a had a long runway of strong performance. The fund while it belongs to the Ultra Short Term category was run as a quasi credit risk fund with high exposure to lower rated debt securities for providing … Continue reading Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund – Lessons on Risk and Returns

Should I Exit Equities?

Recently I was having a chat with my old college mate who also works in the financial industry. He was worried about the stock market going up while the economy was going down. Should I sell my equities and enter later? If you have been reading my blog, you know my answer by now. I … Continue reading Should I Exit Equities?

This Might Be The Scariest Thing You Heard About Credit Risk Funds..

Why did I avoid Credit risk funds? I had previously communicated my views on Credit risk funds here Credit funds – Don’t count your returns before they hatch (Link)Here’s why I don’t invest in credit funds (Link)Debt Funds - Revisiting the framework (Link) The gist was, I would be avoiding credit funds as I was concerned on … Continue reading This Might Be The Scariest Thing You Heard About Credit Risk Funds..

What if Elon Musk instead of rockets built equity mutual fund portfolios..

Elon Musk is one of the best brilliant minds alive today. He has built three revolutionary companies in completely different fields - Paypal (Financial Services), Tesla Motors (Automotive) and SpaceX (Aerospace). He been responsible for several technical innovations that many thought impossible.Musk says these innovations are made possible by “Reasoning from First Principles”. Err! What … Continue reading What if Elon Musk instead of rockets built equity mutual fund portfolios..