Investing Tips in Volatile Markets

Investing Tips in Volatile Markets
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The last several years have been marked by volatility in the stock market and the value of your investments. One week up 700 point and the next week down 600. With all the movement, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Dow Jones ended up 5.5% and S & P was down .04% So what might you keep in mind if 2012 is similar?

Your goals- investing, planning of any kind, all boils down to your goals, your dreams, your risk tolerance, your time horizon. There is no ONE rule for investing because it is an individual model made just for you. So, be clear on what you want to accomplish.

The investments- Every investment has a risk, a purpose is a type of instrument. Does the investment match you and our needs? Is the investment a long-term retirement instrument when you are saving for a camp and will need the money in two years? Can the investment and it’s risk be quantified? Are there resources to learn more about it so you can feel a level of understanding about it?

Allocation- In volatile markets diversification may be an option. Since there is no ONE answer for your needs this may be a good choice for you. You really need to know yourself to know the best choice for you.

Discipline yourself- If your time horizon is long, once you are settled in the investment you think is best, try to stay your course for longer than the first sudden…………… continues on WABI

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Some golden investment tips – Rediff
News from Some golden investment tips – Rediff:

InvestmentsAre you always at a loss while planning your finances? Are you aware of the investment options available in the market?

How best can you plan your finances?

What are the crieria for evaluating an investment option?

Are mutual funds profitable investment options? When and how should one buy mutual funds?

In an hour-long chat on rediff.com, personal finance expert Sailesh Multani offered some valuable tips. Here is the transcript:  

Sailesh says, Hello & Good evening – welcome to this chat session


Sailesh says, For all those who are looking forward to recommendations on various types of mutual funds, here are my picks. In the equity fund category – HDFC [ Get Quote ] Top 200 Fund, DSP BR Equity Fund and Fidelity Equity Fund. In the balanced fund category, I recommend HDFC Prudence Fund. In the ELSS category – HDFC Tax Saver and Fidelity Tax Advantage Fund

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