Four Flaws Of India’s Sensex Index

The benchmark index of the Indian equity market is the BSE Sensex Index. Though the Sensex is main index for Indian equities it is not the ideal index for many reasons. For example, emerging market investors such as those investing in Indian stocks invest to gain from the growth in the Indian economy.However investing in an …

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Periodic Table of Investment Returns: For Asset Classes 1997-2016

The Periodic Table of Investment Returns for Asset Classes from 1997 thru 2016 is shown in the chart below. Last year Small Cap Value stocks were the best performers while international stocks were the worst performers. The last time foreign stocks had decent returns were before the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-09. Click to enlarge Source: Prudential

39% of U.S. Stocks Are Losers Over The Long-Term

Investing in equities is a great way to build wealth over the long-term. Equity markets have created many millionaires and billionaires. However it is important to note that not all stocks are wealth creators in the long-term. According to a study by ValueWalk in 2015, 39% of U.S. stocks were money losers over their lifetime. …

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Knowledge is Power: Scary Equities, Inflection Point, Defense Industry Edition

For US Investors – Retirement Alert: How to Determine if Your Traditional IRA Contribution Is Deductible (Lord Abbett) Trumponomics breaks all the rules, but will it also break the U.S. economy? (Financial Post) and see Donald Trump’s Unpredictability a Risk to Global Economy, Fitch Says (WSJ) The PSG Outlook: Have we reached an inflection point in global markets? (PSG …

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