In this great article, Author documents unwritten 23 rules, many the homework of the author himself, about how to trade stocks and indices. They hold good for US, Hong Kong and Indian markets, but also hold good with some minor changes to other markets as well. The Author Anil Selarka, nicknamed Kalidas, illustrates and explains the tenet and substance of each rule that may help the investors to buy, sell and trade the stocks with ease. These are time tasted rules invented and followed by Author himself. The Author has also invented the theory of “Mystical Numbers” which in book form will be published at the end of this year,
Maturity Mismatch – Another Banking Crisis in offing
The Author of brilliant book “Sub Prime Resolved” forecasts the looming banking crisis, several times larger than the last year, when almost all banks will come under severe squeeze due to interest rate rise. Almost all banks have granted 30 years Fixed Rate Mortgage to the borrowers while borrowing short term from Fed and Interbank market at near zero interest rate. The long term assets should be financed by long term liabilities, but the banks and mortgage lenders in United States have done otherwise. Trillions of dollars would be lost, several banks could go bust and the present financial crisis will deteriorate into major crisis in USA. The derivative markets too will have huge losses. Blood, blood, blood everywhere. The Author has offered solution to the US government in the form of book ” SUB PRIME RESOLVED” and also wrote to President Obama in recent past, offering him total solution. He went on to the extent that if he could not pull USA out of recession in 9 months, President Obama could sign “Death Warrant” against him with his and his family’s written consent. However, President Obama has no time to even deliberate with the Author. He bothers more about Health Care reform when the biggest banking crisis is simmering right below his Presidential Chair in the White House… Read more
Zero Coupon Bonds – World’s Best Investment Product (Part 5 of New Series)
Anil Selarka (alias Kalidas) as part of his campaign series to educate the investors of various investment products, e,plains in layman’ terms the concept of Zero Coupon Bonds – considered by the author as Best Investment Product for individual investors. Zero becomes Hero, is what he says. He also says that while there are limited high yielding Zero CPN Bonds are available (such as South African Rand Zeros), a time is going to come within ne,t 18 months similar high yielding products in USD, GBP and EURO hitting the market as the financial crisis getting deeper and deeper (let those idiots in Washington and Fed say whatever they want). Wait for those opportunities when they arise in your countries.
This is part 5 of his New Series – How to Invest into Anything?. Part 2 of Zero coupon (Part 6 of overall series) will appear 3 days later. Read more…
Saving & Investing into Gold
As extension of his new Primer Series – How to Invest into anything? , the author starts with most primitive form of Savings and Investment – Gold. He contends that his research on gold indicated that United States has frittered away most of its gold in either hedging or shorting operation. Although the gold is physically held by US, the true ownership lies elsewhere for about 6297 tons of gold. (in his new book – Sub Prime Resolved – Chapter 14 He therefore feels that the gold prices could go through the roof when this reality hits the major hedge funds and large investors. In this primer, he outlines the true value of gold investing, and goes on to describe each product variation in brief details. Why should one invest into Physical gold rather than in derivatives or paper gold, he is very specific. The present financial turmoil has not ended, and if one invests into some paper assets lying with brokers or banks who may fail, there is no recourse available to investors to capitalize on massive rally in the offing. Read more… you will learn about gold more than you already know
Rebalancing Portfolio in Depressed Market
The Author addresses investor’s basic needs at the heightened stage of market stress. He provides comprehensive guidance to almost all Investors – personal to professionals -how to handle their portfolio at this point of time. He narrates in very simple language when to invest new money, and until such time, how to rebalance their present portfolio with existing resources. He also provides tool such as Excel spreadsheet with demo examples. No Author has ever provided such guidance ever. The Author has 40 years of rich experience in banking, stocks, bonds, currencies, commodities in international market.
Retiring President’s Parting Gift to Paulson
This article is written just after tentative agreement reached between Congress and the President. It squarely deals with the potential fall out in the market and the streets. it also shows how irresponsibly a person like Paulson having 36 days of political life (unless renewed) to spend $700 billion by legalizing the illegal and parallel economy created by the banks and brokers