What is the best Forex trading network?

You can find a list of such networks at the following link.Forex brokers with Social Trading NetworksThanksTT

Why is PPF rate of interest in India so low for a 15-year scheme?

Why do you consider the interest to be ‘so low'?The interest from PPF is tax-free and has pretty much exceeded the inflation rate. For the last 2 years, the interest rates are linked to the yields in government bonds and hence you can expect that the rates would be above inflation rate.With all the other advantages of the

Is it worth buying a car on finance?

I know there is lots of advice out there about only paying cash for stuff and it's great advice. However for most people it's not realistic. It's totally fine to finance a vehicle when you don't have the whole amount in cash. Providing the following - You have a considerable cash down payment that doesn't put you in

What are ECB interest rates?

The ECB has three main interest rates they use - rates as of December 2 (ECB meeting tomorrow, so this may change)- Refinancing rate (0.05%) - this is the rate that banks have to pay to borrow money from the ECB- Deposit facility (-0.2%) - this is

Why did Warren Buffett buy Apple stock when he is known for not investing in tech companies?

Warren Buffett did not buy Apple stock. Berkshire Hathaway bought Apple stock. Berkshire has two other managers, Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, each managing about 9$ billion.Wall Street Journal:Mr. Buffett has long voiced his aversion to investing in technology companies. Four years ago, he specifically ruled out

How to make financial life simpler

Managing finances is pretty simple.Develop a simple profile with a mix of savings and investment.30% long time PPF /PF with tax savings, 30% deposits, 40% equity.for monthly  requirements have two bank accounts -one salary and another personal.Use personal for running monthly family expenditure

How does Apple make more profit than brands like Coca-Cola when Coca-Cola sells more?

Coca-Cola is a commodity product. In fact, the majority of the price of making a Coke is the bottle. When something is a commodity, it will command a very low profit margin. If you go to any grocery story, you can see hundreds of

How much of your time or finances do you spend doing good things for others?

I once worked for the government. It was a long time ago and I was sacked for being me.On the job interview, which lasted about three minutes (no one else auditioned), I was shown an office packed floor-to-ceiling with unattended registration submissions.

How to make financial life simpler

Managing finances is pretty simple.Develop a simple profile with a mix of savings and investment.30% long time PPF /PF with tax savings, 30% deposits, 40% equity.for monthly  requirements have two bank accounts -one salary and another personal.Use personal for running monthly family expenditure

How should I know which stock index is worth buying?

This is an open question on how to invest in Indian stock market as there is no hard rule for this, as we all know, earning through these mediums is called as easy earning because you don't have to involve physically as your mental strength is only required,which is actually not that easy, but still

How to start day trading

Indian markets are almost five times more volatile then average developed markets. Day traders take advantage of this volatility.For the past couple of decades, stocks and real estate are the two investments, which have constantly beat all other forms of investment. Weather it is bonds or commodities like gold, silver, petroleum etc. stock market

Why are people so insistent that Tesla, SpaceX and other companies helping this world are going to fail?

Others have written about Tesla and its short sellers.Regarding SpaceX, I suspect that much of the doom-mongering is wishful thinking by people making money from expendable launchers including Boeing and the SLS program.

How much is Microsoft worth? It's yearly earnings?

This is really the wrong forum to ask this question, especially since this information is easily found by doing a web search for

Why isn't Apple worth more?

Assuming that by "worth" you are referring to the stock price/market value of Apple, the statement "It is or was one of the top brands in the world according to Steve Jobs!" might not be most relevant.The stock price

As higher interest rates denote higher risk, why are interest rates so low in countries with crushing national public debt?

In a world free from Government intervention, yes a higher interest rate would be the reflection of consensus perceived risk.It would be arrived at democratically and be as accurate as is possible to be.But today, no - the interest rates

Could Apple buy Microsoft?

If you take a look to the past then you`ll find that at one point Microsoft invested a rather large sum in Apple in order to save the company from falling down when times were bad. This was essentially done as a favor to Jobs and later Apple bought their

Is it a bad idea to buy shares on Sunday night when I could wait until Monday morning when the market opens or am I going to miss an opportunity when the stocks I'm watching are at their 52 week low?

Put it like this, obviously there is two ways up or down, you will be right or wrong.Now with that in mind if you buy on a Sunday night, this is before the market opens and thus volume is at a minimum.Monday (It

Can Coca-Cola go bankrupt?

Technically any company can go bankrupt. This happens even when a company has no debt as even such companies can encounter legal proceedings of their negligence for example. Coca cola is not exempted from this as capitalism involves risk for any sort of return participating in debt or equity ownership.

How can states go bankrupt?

A state is an entity just like a family, an individual or a business. The state has one important advantage over the other three entities .. it usually has a monopoly on the use of force.It is a great power .. you can compel people to do things that they would

What is the future of interest rates?

uh very much depends what country you're in but if you're in either the usa, or uk the mostly likely future direction of interest rates is up, although slowly, and probably not until late this year, or next year at earliest, especially with all this very low inflation

Is Tesla too big to fail?

No, Tesla is not too big to fail. To have something like the ATVM loan issued took lots of lobbying by the big 3 and it was used to bail out Ford. (which the government does consider too big to fail). In comparison,

Why did Warren Buffett buy Apple stock when he is known for not investing in tech companies?

Warren Buffett did not buy Apple stock. Berkshire Hathaway bought Apple stock. Berkshire has two other managers, Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, each managing about 9$ billion.Wall Street Journal:Mr. Buffett has long voiced his aversion to investing in technology companies. Four years ago, he specifically ruled out

What are the future predictions of interest rates, PPF, and other debt instruments in India in next 50 years?

50 years is too long a duration to predict interest rates on debt instruments.But let me set your perspective right.We have this notion that if we save an amount of say Rs X lakhs and then we invest it in a safe asset like FD or PPF then we can earn

Why do investment bankers insist on building financial models the hard way in excel instead of using more efficient software and low-paid data entry?

In order to answer to this question, it is important to differentiate between tasks which are:repetitive,non-repetitive and numerically intensivenon-repetitive and numerically non-intensive.Many steps in investment banking are type 3 as each industry, business and situation is unique in its own way. For

How likely is it that Big Tech will be broken up in the next 10 years?

Not likely. Big Tech companies survive by innovating and supporting already good products, or ones that sell. It's very unlikely any government organization would attempt to break up a big tech company, like Microsoft, Google or Apple.It serves no practical purpose or reason to do so. Just because they're big and successful, employ thousands, generate

What drives you to save money?

i refer you to :This paper was originally published as Lewis, S. and F-A. Messy (2012), "Financial Education, Savings andInvestments: An Overview", OECD Working Papers on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No. 22, OECDPublishing. doi: 10.1787/5k94gxrw760v-en

Who invented Bitcoin?

After contributing thousands of lines of code and hundreds of posts on Bitcoin, Nakamoto sent a note to a developer in April 2011 saying that he had "moved on to other things." Later that year, the New Yorker and others tried to unravel the mystery,

Can I make a living trading forex?

A lot of people today have a dream to become a millionaire because of media advertising and TV. People see the lives of celebrities and millionaires and they want to have the same lifestyle. The most popular questions are: can I be a millionaire trading

What are ECB interest rates?

The ECB has three main interest rates they use - rates as of December 2 (ECB meeting tomorrow, so this may change)- Refinancing rate (0.05%) - this is the rate that banks have to pay to borrow money from the ECB- Deposit facility (-0.2%) - this is

When will the bank of England raise interest rates, if ever?

It depends on whether wage increases catch up with the rising prices.The higher the inflation, the less likely it is that Bank of England will raise interest rates.This is further complicated by the bumpy Brexit negotiations that lie ahead.The word around the financial markets is that the

What personal finance topics do you wish were taught in high school?

Wrecked my credit by age 19, took 11 years to fix. Shouldn't have to learn in a trial-by-fire, but that's how it is for a lot of young people. I recommend a thorough run-down on personal taxes and the way loans work (student loans in particular). Also, how to build credit. It could be taught as part of social

Why is Facebook more valuable than intel?

A2A. Thanks.FB is not more valuable except in the chimera and the collective fantasy.Let me explain. The chimera? This is that aggregation of markets that takes more attention than they are worth, rewards improper behavior, doesn't really have a clue about life, and such. You know, they make more money appear from

How is Apple more valuable than Intel?

Apple makes more in revenue in one quarter than Intel does over a whole year and made more in net income in one year than Intel does in total revenue in one year. In fiscal year 2016, Apple made over $215 billion and had over $60 billion in operating income. In comparison, Intel made less than $60 billion in

Is it worth buying a car on finance?

I know there is lots of advice out there about only paying cash for stuff and it's great advice. However for most people it's not realistic. It's totally fine to finance a vehicle when you don't have the whole amount in cash. Providing the following - You have a considerable cash down payment that doesn't put you in

Who invented Bitcoin?

After contributing thousands of lines of code and hundreds of posts on Bitcoin, Nakamoto sent a note to a developer in April 2011 saying that he had "moved on to other things." Later that year, the New Yorker and others tried to unravel the mystery,

Why is Apple buying back $14B in Apple shares?

The real reason is: management faced huge pressure from shareholders. Carl Icahn and David Einhorn, two of the largest shareholders, started to get vocal about Apple huge cash and that the company should return the money for shareholders.Some people answered here that Apple is buying back because the

What is the most helpful financial tip you've learned?

The Fuck You Fund. Build one. The idea is to save enough money, say six to 12 month's worth of salary, so that when you reach that point in your job that you hate, or working for the boss that you hate (or you get fired by the company that you hate),

How will technology change the nature of work in financial and professional services over the next ten years?

According to this: Automation to hit financial services jobs hardest 1/10 of financial services jobs could be gone in the next 5 years.

Can I make a living trading forex?

A lot of people today have a dream to become a millionaire because of media advertising and TV. People see the lives of celebrities and millionaires and they want to have the same lifestyle. The most popular questions are: can I be a millionaire trading

Why is Facebook more valuable than intel?

A2A. Thanks.FB is not more valuable except in the chimera and the collective fantasy.Let me explain. The chimera? This is that aggregation of markets that takes more attention than they are worth, rewards improper behavior, doesn't really have a clue about life, and such. You know, they make more money appear from

How is Apple more valuable than Intel?

Apple makes more in revenue in one quarter than Intel does over a whole year and made more in net income in one year than Intel does in total revenue in one year. In fiscal year 2016, Apple made over $215 billion and had over $60 billion in operating income. In comparison, Intel made less than $60 billion in

Will Facebook be the first $1 Trillion company (2014)?

No. Apples and oranges comparing these companies, no pun intended. Facebook is way under half the size of Google based on those market caps (I didn't check for myself, take your word for it). Apple definitely has the momentum and is mature enough to get there before the others. Exxon is

Why is Apple buying back $14B in Apple shares?

The real reason is: management faced huge pressure from shareholders. Carl Icahn and David Einhorn, two of the largest shareholders, started to get vocal about Apple huge cash and that the company should return the money for shareholders.Some people answered here that Apple is buying back because the