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Mutual Fund
Prasunjit Mukherjee studies the cash position of equity funds during the bull phase and after the correction to raise some worrying questions.
  • 'Refrain from speculating' Nimesh Chandan, Fund Manager, ICICI Prudential AMC shares his best as well as the worst decisions made on investment.
Tax
In case your income tax refund does not come from the income tax office you can personally visit your assessing officer with a copy of the acknowledgement of the return.
Technology
Brinda Vasudevan
The more we have, the more we want. That's particularly true of gadgets and gizmos. Here's a list of some of the accessories that could add value to your mobile devices.
Stocks
The small-cap universe is a treasure trove of bargains - provided you can spot them. We tie up with Trisys Research to identify stocks that aren't in the limelight, but have the potential to give high returns.
Your Wallet
Namrata Dadwal
Better quality, greater choices, competitive prices and easier loan facilities — the action in the second-hand car market is good for both buyers and sellers.
  • Bargain buy: Air conditioner Price is not the same as value. This section highlights the least expensive model in a product category. If price is of no consequence, check out the most expensive model.
BASICS
The stock prices have declined but sentiments in markets are still mixed. What do you do as an investor? We give you a snapshot of past three bear phases, key learnings from each and quick tips to limit losses-or even make gains.
Portfolio Doctor
Hyderabad-based Shivanand Yalsangi must overhaul his investment strategy and increase monthly investments to meet his financial goals.
Books
Namrata Dadwal
Investors who want to learn how to manage their money without relying on financial brokers and advisers can learn from this book. They will also learn to discount market hype.
Query Corner
Life insurance is one of the most important, most bought but least understood financial products. Most people buy insurance policies in haste and then repent at leisure. Let us examine the options before you.
Editors Note
Rohit Saran
Even in the best of times, which these certainly aren’t, stock investing is the ultimate test of patience. Every big fall or rise in the value of investment can be a call to sell or buy. Things become even harder when times aren’t good.
Talk Back
We have often highlighted investor fraudulence and will further explore the facts that you have identified regarding broker misconduct. Keep an eye on our forthcoming issues.
Upfront
Did you know that a 6% growth in inflation can hurt you more than an 8% growth rate? No, we are not hallucinating, nor have we got our numbers mixed up but it’s a matter of historical fact.
Now and Then
Food grains (wheat and rice) have only a 5% weightage in the wholesale price index but being an item of every day consumption, even a small rise in their prices affects the household budget. Wheat flour (atta) prices have more than doubled in the past 14 years.

My Idea
Priya Kapoor
Mumbai-based Rattan Joneja saw a business opportunity where very few would have thought existed— creating designer name plates.And he’s earning dividends from his unique entrepreneurial idea.

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