The Bullish Indian Economy The Indian economy which was in dire straits just a year ago is seeing lots of good news these days. Most investors had given up on the Indian economy and markets as corruption and policy paralysis had become endemic in the last 5 years of Congress party rule. High inflation, commodity [...]

Retail Investors stay away from the Indian Stock Markets I keep laughing at stories from financial planners and analysts in newspapers, advising retail investors to put money into equity markets for higher returns. Retail investors on the other hand, have been completely uninfluenced by such advice putting money mainly into real estate and gold. Financial [...]

Indian Capital Markets The Indian capital markets recently made a new all-time high but there is no sense of jubilation or high fives that generally takes place. The stock broking sector is going through an acute crisis with thousands of job losses and company closure. The economy is mired in a deep slump with stagflation [...]

Tax Free Bonds The primary equity market in India is pretty much dead, despite the stock market indices touching new all time highs. The reason is that the Sensex and Nifty are being driven by a few sectors which are seeing sky high valuation, while the rest of the economy continues to remain in the [...]

Tupperware Brands Corporation Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) is a multi-brand, direct selling company with a market capitalization of ~$4.5 billion. The company owns the iconic Tupperware brand which has a very strong brand recall across the world for high quality kitchen storage and serving products. The company follows a direct selling business model through more [...]

India imports billions of dollars of goods and services despite having the resources and manpower to manufacture the goods/services at lower costs on its shores. India’s malfunctioning and corrupt governance is the chief cause of India’s current state, where the currency is in a free fall as imports far exceed exports. India has one of [...]