It’s the leverage, stupid!
by R. Venkataraman April 09, 2021 10:20 IST
The blow up of a US hedge fund has resulted in WhatsApp university offering many courses on what went wrong with Bill Hwang and Archegos.
Inflation is a risk to economic recovery in the near term says R Venkataraman to ET Wealth
by R. Venkataraman March 26, 2021 16:19 IST
The expensive valuations have been sustained by strong rebound in corporate earnings which led to ~8% upgrade in FY22 Nifty EPS since October 2020.
R Venkataraman of IIFL Securities shares his views with Moneycontrol on Budget, Q3 Earnings and overall Markets
by R. Venkataraman February 17, 2021 12:35 IST
We believe the interest rates are likely to have bottomed due to inflationary pressure, large government borrowings and normalizing credit growth. Hence rate sensitive sectors should be avoided in our view.
Rising markets! Save yourself from scamsters!
by R. Venkataraman January 27, 2021 16:58 IST
As markets make new highs, one gets more emails and messages, which highlight the accomplishments of traders who have found a formula for making money.
Jingle on the Street! A harbinger of good times?
by R. Venkataraman January 01, 2021 10:52 IST
Data does not seem to convincingly prove that short periods of high returns are always followed by meagre returns. Only in 4 instances, we had negative returns in the subsequent year.
Beating the Nifty! Is there a recipe?
by R. Venkataraman October 13, 2020 09:33 IST
Since September end, Bankex is up 16% with large banks like ICICI Bank, Bandhan up 20-27%, Housing Finance Companies like Repco, LICHF, PNB Housing are up 50%-100% from their six-month lows.
Greed, fear and the Psychology of Money
by R. Venkataraman September 26, 2020 11:34 IST
Morgan Housel’s 'The Psychology of Money' explains in detail the role of human biases in investment decisions.
SIP by SIP: Is there hope?
by R. Venkataraman September 16, 2020 10:59 IST
SIP is a good investing methodology for investors. The key proposition is its simplicity.
Trading in options – the naked truth!
by R. Venkataraman July 23, 2020 13:25 IST
What has happened in recent past that has turned the pitch for the option writers? Higher volatility.
The half-year that was: Regret of missing out trades (ROMO) generally ends in sorrow
by R. Venkataraman July 15, 2020 15:19 IST
Everyone is grappling with contrasting set of numbers – Rising Nifty, Falling economic data. This is on account of low interest rates and liquidity.