Articles on Portfolio Management

Portfolio Management - Introduction

A portfolio is a collection of investment tools such as stocks, shares etc, and Portfolio Management is the art of selecting the right investment policy in terms of minimizing risk and maximizing returns.

Financial Investment

Financial investment refers to putting aside a fixed amount of money and expecting some kind of gain out of it. It can be in the form of - Mutual Funds, Fixed Deposits, Stocks, Bonds, Equities etc.

Financial Market

A place where individuals are involved in any kind of financial transaction refers to financial market. Lets study about the various types of Financial Markets.

Shares and Stock Market

A share is an indivisible unit of a companys capital to be sold among individuals to increase profit. Lets understand the concepts of Shares and Stock Markets in detail.

What are Market Indices ?

This article details the use of stock market indices. It also explains why these indices are important and what are the characteristics that they must have.

The Promise and Perils of High Frequency Trading or HFT

This article introduces the readers to the term HFT or High Frequency Trading that has emerged as an alternative to the human driven trading in financial markets. The key theme in this article is that there are advantages and disadvantages of HFT and the promise and the perils of HFT appear to square off evenly. Therefore, one has to watch how financial trading evolves in the future.

Portfolio Management Models

Portfolio management helps an individual to decide where and how to invest the money for guaranteed returns in the future. Lets study about the various portfolio management models.

Role of a Portfolio Manager

A portfolio manager helps an individual invest in the best available investment plans. Let us go through some roles and responsibilities of a Portfolio manager.

Selecting the right Portfolio Manager

Portfolio manager charges a good amount of money form their clients for their services. Lets discuss in detail about how to choose the right portfolio manager.

What are Financial Bonds ?

In order to raise capital, organizations issue bonds to its investors which is nothing but a financial contract, where the organization promises to pay the principal amount and interest to the holder of the bond.

Security Analysis & Portfolio Management

The analysis of various financial instruments is called security analysis. Security analysis helps a financial expert to determine the value of assets in a portfolio.

Portfolio Revision

The process of addition of more assets in an existing portfolio or changing the ratio of funds invested is called as portfolio revision. Lets understand the need and strategies for portfolio revision.

The Perils of the Immediacy Trap and Why we can and cannot do without it

We are currently in an Immediacy Trap wherein we have to be constantly online and monitor social media and the news outlets in a real time manner. This has implications for the way in which businesses are run and countries governed. Further, we just cannot do without Immediacy since otherwise we risk jeopardizing our reputations. On the other hand, responses to disasters and business events are faster meaning that we need to have the Immediacy power of New Media. This article examines these themes from multiple perspectives.

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