Google Once upon a time, Google could smile, say “Don’t be evil,” and all was forgiven. Those days are long gone. Attorneys general from 48 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia are investigating Google for anticompetitive behavior. There’s no Google product that’s truly exciting or beloved. There’s just the search engine, and it’s been around for so long that it might as well be a phone company or local gas utility. Unplugging Google from its digital ad server, DoubleClick Ad Exchange, might be tricky, but YouTube could be spun off without too much fuss. … [Read more...] about Zuck, Bezos, Cook: Who takes the fall in D.C.’s antitrust games?
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“DTP may work for conservative investors looking for capital protection, but they must understand that the amount and frequency are uncertain and, to that extent, their investments in equity funds will not be as disciplined as a systematic transfer plan or a systematic investment plan,” says Pankaj Mathpal, founder and managing director, Optima Money Managers. … [Read more...] about Dividend transfer plan: An easy way to invest payouts from a debt fund
Ashish Kacholia, known for spotting quality stocks in the small and midcap universe, increased stake in four companies and reduced exposure sequentially in two during the June quarter, shareholding data available on AceEquity as on July 31 showed. He left his stake unchanged in eleven companies. … [Read more...] about Q1 report: Ashish Kacholia raises stake in 4 firms, reduces exposure in 2
While any type of change can involve commitment over a long period of time, there are simple things we can do that will give us immediate results. These are easy things we can incorporate into our daily routines, and they can have a big impact, helping you feel less overwhelmed and more successful at work. After seeing the results and benefits of doing a few basic concepts differently, you may be inspired to go deeper into developing your emotional intelligence. … [Read more...] about 5 simple ways to boost your emotional intelligence every day
Jain further added that this could be a good opportunity to invest in equities as an asset class for better returns over a longer time frame of more than 5-7 years as other assets could be less risky but rewards are also very meagre to beat the consumer inflation. … [Read more...] about Warren Buffett sitting on over $100-billion cash pile: Should Indian investors also wait?