Archive | January, 2018
About Bitcoin, Small caps and Growth investing!

About Bitcoin, Small caps and Growth investing!

Nowadays, when you open a newspaper or switch-on a news channel, you hear three themes quite often & loud—Bitcoin, Small-cap and Growth-stocks. All of them are making headlines because of their steep moves. We hear all those statistics where brokers lure people saying, ‘If you had invested Rs. 10,000 in a certain thing sometime back, it would have become 5-10-100 Lacs!’ What do we call this frenzy? And, why is it happening? We call it Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)—a very popular term in stock markets. Markets have been reacting swiftly to each theme, as people are getting greedy. There is too much money in the system globally. Bond prices are coming down due to increase in interest rates, so the money is being parked in equities for retirement goals. In India specifically, the salaries are not growing like they did before (12-16%), Real estate is not booming, gold has […]

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Category:Economy, News