X

Sign up for Equitymaster's free daily newsletter, The 5 Minute WrapUp and get access to our latest Multibagger guide (2018 Edition) on picking money-making stocks.

This is an entirely free service. No payments are to be made.


Download Now Subscribe to our free daily e-letter, The 5 Minute WrapUp and get this complimentary report.
We hate spam as much as you do. Check out our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.
Basics on shadow banking - Views on News from Equitymaster
  • MyStocks

MEMBER'S LOGINX

     
Login Failure
   
     
   
     
 
 
 
(Please do not use this option on a public machine)
 
     
 
 
 
  Sign Up | Forgot Password?  

Basics on shadow banking
May 28, 2014

Here is today's recommended reading list from Equitymaster...

Time to dump gold?
Investors, not just in India but even globally, have vetted their risk appetite in recent months. The change in political and economic scenarios seems to have prompted a change in the appetite for risk. The result being that the 'safe have' appeal of gold has paled. Gold prices are down more than 6% since they peaked for the year in mid-March. But the return from the metal is still positive for 2014 thanks to the blistering start. Hedge funds have cut their net bullish bets on gold by nearly one-third in the past two months. Does that mean it is time for retail investors too to dump their gold? Read on to find out. (Wall Street Journal)

Techniques for stock valuation
The fundamentals of a company need to be evaluated properly to judge its attractiveness. The author of the article list down various valuation ratios for stock valuation. Read on to know more about their usage and the inference that can be drawn from them (Guru Focus)

Basics on shadow banking
Shadow Banking has been in the spotlight after the precipitation of the financial crisis in 2007-08. The author of the article explains in lucid terms what is shadow banking and how its unregulated growth can spell doom for the economy as a whole. Read on to know more..... (Conversable Economist)

Are we prepared to face another financial crisis?
The 2008 financial crisis was spurred by lax rules to prevent banks from becoming too big to fail. As per the head of International Monetary Fund (IMF), although stronger bank capital buffers have been put in place but the same would not be sufficient to tide the crisis in future. Slow industry reforms and lack of global agreement for winding down big banks also need to be dealt with. Read on to know more... (Telegraph)

Problems associated with DCF...
Garbage in, garbage out... this is the key reason why discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis is dangerous. But that doesn't mean it is entirely a useless tool. With the help of examples of Tesla Motors and Facebook, the author of this article shows how small tweaks in assumptions can provide very different results. Read on to know more about the valuation method and the need of being rational when using this approach. (Guru Focus)

Madhu Gupta

Madhu Gupta (Research Analyst), Managing Editor, ResearchPro has a post graduate degree in both physics and finance. Having worked with India's leading economic research agency, she has a natural flair for numbers and analytics. She brings with her a near-decade long rich experience in the field of finance. A firm believer of the principles of value investing, she looks for robust businesses with durable competitive advantages. Madhu contributes towards our small cap service Hidden Treasure.

Disclaimer:
This article is for information purposes only. The link in this article will let the User leave www.equitymaster.com and proceed to the linked article. The User's use of each such site is subject to Terms of Use on www.equitymaster.com and other terms of use, if any, contained within each such site. Any data and charts if used, in the article have not been authenticated by Equitymaster and Equitymaster do not claim it to be accurate nor accept any responsibility for the same. The views, if any in the linked article are not of Equitymaster. Equitymaster will not be responsible for any loss or liability incurred to any person as a consequence of his or any other person on his behalf taking any investment decisions based on this article. Please read the detailed Terms of Use of the web site.

Equitymaster requests your view! Post a comment on "Basics on shadow banking". Click here!

  

More Views on News

What They Forgot to Tell You About Sensex at One Lakh (Smart Contrarian)

Nov 29, 2017

Stocks that could beat Sensex returns in the long term.

How to Ride Alongside India's Best Fund Managers (The 5 Minute Wrapup)

Jun 10, 2017

Forty Indian investing gurus, as worthy of imitation as the legendary Peter Lynch, can help you get rich in the stock market.

Bitcoin for Dummies (Outside View)

Feb 20, 2018

If you are someone who's been bamboozled by all the cryptocurrency talk, read on to get a hold of this new and emerging technology and join in the action.

PNB Fraud: Which Mutual Funds Have Exposure To PNB? Know Here... (Outside View)

Feb 20, 2018

PersonalFN analyses the exposure of mutual funds to PNB fraud and the impact.

The Blueprint for Sensex 100,000 (The 5 Minute Wrapup)

Feb 20, 2018

Investing in stocks is not about index gazing. There are 3-Ms that could help pick the right stocks.

More Views on News

Most Popular

Follow India's Super Investors to Make Big Money in the Market Crash(The 5 Minute Wrapup)

Feb 8, 2018

Has the sell-off in the markets left India's super investors unduly worried?

The Era of Easy Money is Coming to an End. What Happens Now?(Vivek Kaul's Diary)

Feb 9, 2018

The easy money policy of the Federal Reserve of the United States, which drove up stock markets all over the world, is ending, with the Federal Reserve looking to shrink its balance sheet.

The Markets Want Your Money. Don't Give It to Them.(Smart Contrarian)

Feb 9, 2018

MFs are having a gala time taking money from over-eager investors and funneling it into equities. Smart investors, though, know better than to do that.

The Big Gamble(The Honest Truth)

Feb 15, 2018

Once you accept the fact that elections are round the corner and that this budget is geared to reach a 40% target, everything makes sense.

Rising Dominance of Mutual Funds(Chart Of The Day)

Feb 8, 2018

Domestic money flow into Indian equities surpassed foreign fund flows in the recent years. But will it continue in volatile market?

More

Small Investments
BIG Returns

Zero To Millions Guide 2018
Get our special report, Zero To Millions
(2018 Edition) Now!
We will never sell or rent your email id.
Please read our Terms

S&P BSE SENSEX


Feb 20, 2018 (Close)

MARKET STATS