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What's It Like to Browse the Internet If You're Visually Impaired or Blind?

Professor S

Lite

For the world's 2.2bn people who have a vision impairment or blindness, the experience of browsing the internet is vastly different from the rest of the population's.

What Are Ocean Dead Zones?

Professor S

Lite

Scientists estimate the size of ocean dead zones has quadruped since the mid-20th century. This is due to an increase in influx of chemical nutrients from pollution.

US Government 10 Year Bond Yields - A 2030 Vision

Colin Lloyd

Deep Dives

US government bond yields have been in secular decline since 1981. Predictions of a bond bear-market have been premature for three decades.

A Look Into The Nifty 50: Jolted by Macro Headwinds, Do Markets Tell A Different Tale?

Sharath Toopran

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On traversing down the Nifty 50 constituents, one can quickly decipher that bigger weight stocks have generally seen upward movements year-to-date and in turn helped galvanize the broader Nifty 50. One wonders if Nifty 50 with just 50 stocks and such diverse market capitalization ranges is even a fair representation of the overall market.

Social Media & Stock Trading: How Your Tweets & Facebook Posts Influence Stock Prices

Netaji Subhas University of Technology

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Algo-trading is a system of trading where complicated trading strategies are constructed into algorithms that use this information to inform users of any profit-making opportunity arising in the market and transact within a fraction of a second.

Why Shifting of Dividend Distribution Tax Liability from Companies to Shareholders Would Not Be a Good Idea

V Venkateswara Rao

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Dividends paid by domestic companies are subject to DDT (dividend tax paid by companies) at 15% on the aggregate dividends distributed. The view that there will not be any revenue loss by shifting the dividend tax liability from companies to shareholders is rather misplaced.

How to Choose a Stock Broker? How Can Discount Brokers Help in Investing?

Simi Sebastian

Advice

Investing in mutual funds, equity or commodities? How to choose a stock broker in India? How can discount brokers help in investing in mutual funds, equity and more.

Which Songs to Listen to for Understanding How Money Works

Sudhanva Shetty

Picks

Money and music have many things in common. And if you look closely enough there's a good economics lesson in there somewhere. Here are 11 songs that talk about Money!

How Can High Blood Pressure Be Prevented?

Dr Arun K Chopra

Advice

This article shall do a deep dive into hypertension. We discuss how high blood pressure is a silent killer and how it can be prevented.

How to Make Sense of the Indian Economy: FAQ on Interest Rates

Nikhil Arora

Tips

I have touched upon a few basic concepts around Interest Rates in my previous articles, including wh

10 Best Documentaries to Watch to Understand Business, Startups, Success, Failure, Perseverance and More

Simi Sebastian

Picks

Here's a list of top 10 business documentaries (in no particular order) that can help you learn much about business, startups, entrepreneurs, success, failure and more.

Value, Momentum and Carry – Is it Time for Equity Investors to Switch?

Colin Lloyd

Tips

Index tracking and growth funds outperform value managers. In the long run, value has a better risk adjusted return. The return from growth is hard to assess.

Best Ways to Raise Money To Fund Your Business: A Conversation on Capital Structure

Professor S

Conversations

How Do Indian Companies Raise Capital?What Are The Pros And Cons Of Equity vs. Debt vs. Asset Monetization?What Is The Best Capital Structure For Your Business?How Can I Reduce My Company's Interest Payments? Should I Do A Sale And Leaseback Instead Of Taking More Debt? We speak with Taponeel Mukherjee, a Finance and Infrastructure Expert to discuss how companies (specifically Indian companies) should look beyond rights issues and bank loans...to more "creative" ways to raise funds. During the process we discuss differences between equity, debt, and asset monetization, the need to identify core strengths of one's business, signing off with fresh actionable insights which can be adopted by businesses today.

How Does Insurance Work?

Nikhil Arora

Explainers

Have you ever wondered what happens to the premiums you pay when you buy an insurance policy? Transfin. explains an insurance company's business model and how they benefit, while protecting you from a contingency.

How Does A Bank Make Money?

Professor S

Explainers

Inspite of the central role played by banks in modern society, it is bizarre how little we know abou