10 things to know this week – Sep 16, 2016

Here are the ten interesting things to know this week, ended Sep 16, 2016.

1) IT and telecom offer opportunity to make money: Sankar Naren
Today there are many pockets where things are not doing well like technology and my old favourite, telecom. I think these kind of sectors do present opportunities. Read more: [Economic Times]

2) IPO watch: Robust growth prospects to help ICICI Pru Life
The IPO of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company offers a good investment opportunity in a sector that is opening up for retail participation. Read more: [Economic Times]

3) Yes Bank’s aborted QIP under Sebi scanner
Sebi is investigating whether its listing norms were breached in Yes Bank’s QIP offer, and the possibility of insider trading in the lender’s stock Read more: [Live Mint]

4) How to value your investment the right way
For an investor, efficient capital at a low valuation should tick all boxes. It does except when the argument of growth plays the spoilsport.  Read more: [Economic Times]

5) Stock investing is not only about buying the right stock
When it comes to picking stocks, there are five types – cyclicals, steady companies, companies based on trends, turnaround companies and asset backed companies. Read more: [Economic Times]

6) Key market mantra: First preserve, then prosper
The biggest risk in equity investing is permanent loss of capital. It is imperative to prevent this even before thinking of creating wealth. Read more: [Economic Times]

7) Trump: Janet Yellen should be ‘ashamed of herself’
Trump said that Yellen should be “ashamed of herself” for keeping interest rates low and creating a “false stock market.” Read more: [CNN Money]

8) Wells Fargo CEO is ‘sorry’ — but he’s not stepping down
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf is “sorry” for the fake-account scandal at his bank, but he’s got no plans to exit despite a growing firestorm. Read more: [CNN Money]

9) Bogle: What I learned from my biggest investing mistake
Like Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, the Vanguard founder learned the hard way that the best method of handling a mistake is to admit it. Read more: [CNBC]

10) Increasingly risky to delay US rate hike, Fed’s Rosengren says
The Fed increasingly faces risks if it waits too much longer so a gradual policy tightening is likely appropriate, a top Fed official said on Friday. Read more: [CNBC]

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