Forward Contracts

Check out my other articles regarding financial derivatives. What is a forward contract? A forward contract is a non-standardized, unregulated, over the counter, customizable deal between 2 entities. It is like the Future contract as both parties honor the deal by exchanging cash or the underlying asset at price agreed Read more…

Interest rate swaps

Check out my other articles regarding financial derivatives. Interest rate swaps or Vanilla swaps are non-standardized, un-regulated, over the counter deal between 2 entities. Let’s say a corporation C has taken a loan from bank B with a floating interest rate (which is the normal case). These interest rates are Read more…

Credit Default Swap

Check out my other articles regarding financial derivatives. What is a Credit Default Swap? Credit Default Swap is a kind of insurance. An insurance that is used to reduce the risk of debts. Insurance that allows me to invest in debts or which allows me to lent loan to a Read more…

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Mutual fund analysis

Check out Mutual Fund parent article before analysis. Investors should follow some guidelines for selecting their best-fit mutual fund. Some analysis guidelines are purely based on common sense. 1] Normally, a fund is considered good if it is high-rated. Still, this years best-rated fund might not stay the best next Read more…

Mutual Funds

Let the fun begin,  The information available on the internet is overwhelming. There are so many different types of funds available based on different categories. Someone needs to simplify them for you. Well, you are in the right place. We are going to simplify the types in their nutshell. I Read more…

Options Contract

Make sure to check out my other article, “4 ways to invest Gold in India”.  In this article, I am going to discuss what derivatives are and how Future and Options work. So let’s dive right in.  Derivatives What do you think about when you hear the word, “derivative”? Sounds Read more…

4 ways to Investing Gold in India

Make sure to check out my other article related to investing in Mutual Funds. It’s no secret, we Indians love gold. It’s Diwali. Let’s buy some. It’s Dhan-Teras, let’s buy some. It’s my birthday, let’s buy some gold. The way there are a whole lot of investment options based on Read more…