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Investing in US stocks has caught the fancy of Indian investors in the last few years thanks to the rally in tech stocks, increased accessibility, and a lot of buzz on social media. Now, it’s getting easier to directly invest in US stocks.
In this week’s newsletter, we have
Investing in Tesla, Apple, or Amazon shares is no longer reserved for the big Indian fund houses and HNIs. It’s getting more approachable for the masses via the GIFT IFSC city route. It still won’t be as simple as buying Indian stocks and there will be initial challenges as well. But, it seems to be much better than the options we have currently.
A team from Arizona State University surveyed 462 financial journalists in the United States about their practices of covering a company.
The top three reasons why financial journalists cover a company came out as 1) Company is controversial 2) Company is large 3) Company products are popular – not quite what you would expect though. This is largely due to the “attention economy” we are living in.
Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is the de-facto retirement nest eggs for most salaried Indians. EPF is the best long-term debt investment instrument net of taxes.
EPFO – the trust managing these funds holds close to 15 lac crores and declares interest payments each year. A look at the numbers shows that their investments are not yielding as much as they are paying out. If it were a private organization we would call it a Ponzi scheme. Since its a government organization, we’ll call it a “concern”
There’s war in Europe. Millions are getting displaced from their homes. Markets are spooked. Add to that inflation worries, geopolitical instability, growth stocks losing liquidity, and overall fear on the street.
Obviously, your portfolio is down too. It’s now that you think that all your decisions have been wrong and its the time to re-think all your investing decisions. Maybe not.
Finding a strategy is simpler but determining how long to continue with it – when it stays in drawdown for long – is difficult. It’s a question that often bugs systematic traders. Here’s an article that tries to answer this question with statistics and data.
According to you, what’s the TOP reason to invest in US stocks for the next 10 years?
Last week’s poll results
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