Derivatives – Basics – 2 categories that cover all in the world

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Definition: Derivative is a financial instrument that derives its performance from the performance of the underlying asset. Types of Derivatives: Forward Commitments – spot market transaction in future date Forward Contract Futures Contract Swap Contract Contingent Claims – on conditional event Options Credit Derivatives Asset-backed securities In forward commitments, you usually do not pay anything […]

Derivative – Basics – understand the definition from kids’ point of view

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When you were kid, you were first taught the alphabets. Nothing in literature falls out of alphabets. However, after completing PhD in literature you understand that you know nothing about literature. Similarly, here is the ABCD of Derivatives. Definition: Derivative is a financial instrument that derives its value from the value of the “underlying” asset. […]

Blockchain: The technology of the decade

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In 1970s mainframes created sensation by automation, 1980s personal computers elevated our interaction experience with machines, 1990s the internet created history by connecting us worldwide, 2000s was the era of mobile and apps, and now in this decade Blockchain is the transformer. Blockchain is an innovation in cryptography. So far if I was to share […]

Job opportunities: Where to expect?

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In Investment Banking sector, there is big pressure for all participants in financial markets to move from OTC (Over-the-counter) to Exchange. However, over 90% of trades still happen in OTC. There is little infrastructure to support all OTC trades into Exchange. Hence, there is big opportunity of jobs creation to build up infrastructure. “Automation” is […]

When I will grow up!

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Every one of us have heard this question at early age – “What will you become when you grow up?” We were asked this question to predict our future 10 years from then. At times, we knew confidently and at times we are perplexed. Then we invest a decade at least in education and land […]

2024 – Part 3 – Your investment opportunities in the upcoming most painful suffering of humanity

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In part 2 we saw what kind of investors are currently in action to get hold of the future gold mines, the water sources, in India. “Special breed of entrepreneurs” were exceptions. However, a good investor ensures her well-being for long term. Therefore, to ensure your well-being, you also want to consider post 2024 scenarios […]

2024 – Part 2 – Your investment opportunities in the upcoming most painful suffering of humanity

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In part 1 I summarized, in 2024, if you hold consumable water source, especially in Asia, you’ll have the gold mine. Some have already got the insight and are in action. Who are investing already? If you can read between the lines see last 3-5 years’ newspapers in India: Disclaimer: I’m intentionally not writing names, […]

2024 – Part 1 – Your investment opportunities in the upcoming most painful suffering of humanity

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Investment opportunities in suffering of humanity? Well, as per current trend 98% of us are going to suffer. If not so sure about your being in rest 2% you better prepare for upcoming challenges. Let’s jump to the point. Nearly 40% of renewable water in world is already depleted. In India, where one sixth of […]