‘If you are investing in stock markets, ask yourself two questions’

‘If you are investing in stock markets, ask yourself two questions’

NEW DELHI : A promoter’s honesty and their ability to allocate capital sensibly are among the factors that Saurabh Mukherjee, founder and chief investment officer of Marcellus Investment Managers, looks for while deciding where to put money in the equity market. Edited excerpts: What is the investment strategy that investors should follow while approaching the … Read more

How to save money on summer cooling bills as energy prices rise

A pedestrian uses an umbrella to get some relief from the sun as she walks past a sign displaying the temperature on June 20, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ralph Freso | Getty Images Tips for efficient energy use Most cooling systems use electricity, so making sure your home is running as efficiently as possible can … Read more

Direct indexing becomes ‘democratized,’ as fees, account minimums drop

As demand grows for specialized portfolios, a trend known as direct indexing is quickly becoming an option for more investors. Rather than owning a mutual or exchange-traded fund, direct indexing is buying the stocks of an index to achieve goals like tax efficiency, diversification or values-based investing. Traditionally used by institutional and high-net worth investors, … Read more

Equity Investing: Staying invested is key to high returns

As returns from most equity mutual funds are in red, new investors are staring at a loss and are concerned. They have not witnessed many market phases and have seen two good years where the market was largely in a one-sided movement despite the challenges of Covid. Experts say the current market scenario is actually … Read more

The week in review, the week ahead – June 24, 2022

The major averages bounced back this week: The S&P 500 gained 5%, while the Nasdaq rose 6% and the Dow increased 4%. Like many tech stocks, Club name Meta Platforms (META) had a great week, and not just because Jim Cramer had fun with Mark Zuckerberg in the metaverse. More on that in a bit. … Read more

How to save money on gas, with or without a federal gas tax holiday

The recent run-up in gasoline prices is now being felt nearly across the board. The national average for a gallon of gas is currently $ 4.94 after topping 5 per gallon for the first time ever earlier this month, according to AAA. Last year at this time, the price was 3.07 per gallon. The increase … Read more

Past financial crises have affected how millennials manage money

FG Trade | E + | Getty Images Living through multiple financial crises and recessions has impacted the way millennials are now managing their money. The experience has given members of that generation some confidence that they’ll be able to make it through another recession if the US falls into one amid high inflation and … Read more

WA Cares ‘relatively higher risk’ investment policy approved Washington

(The Center Square) – The Washington State Investment Board voted to approve an investment strategy for the beleaguered WA Cares long-term care program. Christopher Hanak, WSIB’s chief investment officer, said the program is at “the point where we are ready to begin managing the assets of this important new fund.” He went on to talk … Read more

Here’s what financial advisors say about the Fed’s latest rate hike

The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington, DC Sarah Silbiger | Reuters While the market moves are positive for investors, they are still dealing with a complicated backdrop that’s likely to continue to whiplash asset prices going forward. Earlier in the week, the S&P 500 fell into bear market territory, meaning a … Read more

Jim Cramer says to consider buying these 10 cheap, high-growth stocks with dividend protection

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday offered investors a list of stocks he believes will help investors’ portfolios withstand the geopolitical and economic issues currently roiling the stock market. “When the market comes down so far, so fast, you can find genuinely good buying opportunities,” the “Mad Money” host said. “You’ve got to be selective because … Read more